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American arabesque [electronic resource] : Arabs, Islam, and the 19th-century imaginary / Jacob Rama Berman.

By: Berman, Jacob Rama.
Material type: TextTextSeries: America and the long 19th century: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2012Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 269 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780814789513 (electronic bk.); 081478951X (electronic bk.); 9780814723210 (electronic bk.); 0814723217 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Arabs in literature | National characteristics, American, in literature | Islam in literature | Arabs -- Race identity | National characteristics, American -- History -- 19th century | LITERARY CRITICISM / American / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American arabesque.DDC classification: 810.9/3529927 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Guest Figures -- The Barbarous Voice of Democracy -- Pentimento Geographies -- Poe's Arabesque -- American Moors and the Barbaresque -- Arab Masquerade : Mahjar Identity Politics and Trans-nationalism -- Afterword: Haunted Houses.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Guest Figures -- The Barbarous Voice of Democracy -- Pentimento Geographies -- Poe's Arabesque -- American Moors and the Barbaresque -- Arab Masquerade : Mahjar Identity Politics and Trans-nationalism -- Afterword: Haunted Houses.

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American arabesque by Berman, Jacob Rama. ©2012
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