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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Arab Voices in Diaspora : Critical Perspectives on Anglophone Arab Literature
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Amsterdam,
c
Netherlands,
c
Western Europe, Europe,
:
Rodopi , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Anglophone Arab Literature : An Overview, Layla Al Maleh , single work criticism (p. 1-63)
The Last Migration : The First Contemporary Example of Lebanese Diasporic Literature, Syrine Hout , single work criticism
In this article, Syrine Hout argues that The Last Migration 'is a prototype of Lebanese diasporic literature, and may usher in a new brand of postwar fiction' (p. 144).
(p. 143-161)
Meditation on Memory and Belonging : Nada Awar Jarrar's 'Somewhere Home', Dawn Mirapuri , single work criticism
Dawn Mirapuri argues that 'Somewhere, Home participates in the dialogue within Lebanon about the memory of war.' As Mirapuri outlines: 'My reading will show that in the first part of the novel, the lacuna presented by the obvious omission of the civl war reflects the amnesia that has prevailed in the postwar era. I will show that this kind of amnesia fosters forms of subjectivity and representation that abrogate responsibility and hinder reconciliation. It will be shown that, in the second part of the novel, Jarrar conveys the necessity to address the issue of communal guilt and shame in relation to the war. My reading of the third story in the novel is that Jarrar focuses attention afresh on the people left behind through migration or exile, to show that their loss of a loved one who has moved away needs to be highlighted in memory discourses' (pp. 468-469).
(p. 463-485)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Amsterdam,
      c
      Netherlands,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Rodopi ,
      2009 .
      Extent: xii, 491 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references.
      ISBN: 9789042027183 (hbk.), 9789042027190 (ebook)
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