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Contemporary Arab American women writers [electronic resource] : hyphenated identities and border crossings / Amal Talaat Abdelrazek.

By: Abdelrazek, Amal Talaat.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Youngstown, N.Y. : Cambria Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 235 p.).ISBN: 9781624990625 (electronic bk.); 1624990622 (electronic bk.); 9781613361597; 1613361599.Subject(s): American literature -- Arab American authors -- History and criticism | American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Arab Americans in literature | Racism in literature | Marginality, Social, in literature | Exiles in literature | Arab Americans -- Ethnic identity | Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- United States | Feminism in literature | Litt�erature am�ericaine -- Auteurs am�ericains d'origine arabe -- Histoire et critique | Litt�erature am�ericaine -- Histoire et critique | �Ecrits de femmes am�ericains -- Histoire et critique | Am�ericains d'origine arabe dans la litt�erature | Racisme dans la litt�erature | Marginalit�e dans la litt�erature | Am�ericains d'origine arabe -- Identit�e ethnique | St�er�eotypes -- �Etats-Unis | F�eminisme dans la litt�erature | Araberin | USA | LITERARY CRITICISM / American / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contemporary Arab American women writers.DDC classification: 810.9/9287089927 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
In search of identity-through the history, politics, and emotions of becoming "Arab": Leila Ahmed's A border passage: from Cairo to America, a woman's journey -- "Swimmers in dangerous waters/defiers of shark": negotiation and resistance in Mohja Kahf's Emails from Scheherazad -- In-between women and narratives of displacement in West of the Jordan by Laila Halaby -- "Elsewhere-within-here/-there": exiles and the identity of home/s in Diana Abu-Jaber's Crescent.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-232) and index.

In search of identity-through the history, politics, and emotions of becoming "Arab": Leila Ahmed's A border passage: from Cairo to America, a woman's journey -- "Swimmers in dangerous waters/defiers of shark": negotiation and resistance in Mohja Kahf's Emails from Scheherazad -- In-between women and narratives of displacement in West of the Jordan by Laila Halaby -- "Elsewhere-within-here/-there": exiles and the identity of home/s in Diana Abu-Jaber's Crescent.

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