Intersections by Lisa Suhair Majaj
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Intersections
By Lisa Suhair Majaj

Intersections

Gender, Nation and Community in Arab Women's Novels annotated edition

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Intersections by Lisa Suhair Majaj

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A true "intersection" of Arab women's texts that challenges and rewrites the traditional boundaries of nation, gender, and community. This rigorously documented collection brings together for the first time original essays by leading authorities in the field on nine contemporary Arab women novelists from Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, and Palestine. The work focuses on texts available in English translation and explores with great theoretical sophistication the relationship of these authors' texts to contemporary phenomena of feminism, nationalism, post-colonialism, war, transnationalism, and societal change.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815629764
ISBN-10: 0815629761
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Syracuse University Press
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lisa Suhair Majaj

Lisa Suhair Majaj is an independent scholar and writer and coeditor of Going Global: The Transnational Reception of Third World Women Writers and Etel Adnan: Critical Essays on the Arab-American Writer and Artist. Paula W. Sunderman is associate professor emerita of English at Mississippi State University and publishes in women's studies and in stylistics. Therese Saliba is on the faculty of Third World Feminist Studies at Evergreen State College, Washington, and is coeditor of Gender, Politics, and Islam.

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