The Edinburgh Companion to the Arab Novel in English: The Politics of Anglo Arab and Arab American Literature and Culture

Editor: Gana, Nouri
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $200.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $300.00
ISBN: 978-0-74-868553-0
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The combination of classroom-friendly essays, to guide students through the set novels on Anglo-Arab literature courses, and sophisticated critical analyses of the major Anglo-Arab novelists for advanced scholars make this the ultimate, one-stop resource.

Share this

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Introduction: The Intellectual History and Contemporary Significance of the Arab Novel in English - Nouri Gana
  • Part I: Constellations: Modernity, Empire and Postcoloniality
  • 1. The Rise of the Arab American Novel: Ameen Rihani's The Book of Khalid - Waïl S. Hassan
  • 2. Beyond Orientalism: Khalid, the Secular City and the Transcultural Self - Geoffrey Nash
  • 3. The Incestuous (Post)Colonial: Soueif's Map of Love and the Second Birth of the Egyptian Novel in English - Shaden M. Tageldin
  • 4. Drinking, Gambling and Making Merry: Waguih Ghali's Search for Cosmopolitan Agency - Deborah A. Starr
  • 5. Mobile Belonging? The Global “Given” in the Work of Etel Adnan - Mary N. Layoun
  • 6. Burning, Memory and Postcolonial Agency in Laila Lalami's Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits - Ahmed Idrissi Alami
  • 7. Zenga Zenga and Bunga Bunga: The Novels of Hisham Matar and a Critique of Gaddafi's Libya - Christopher Micklethwait
  • Part II: Force-fields: Ethnic Ties and Transnational Solidarities
  • 8. In Search of Andalusia: Reconfiguring Arabness in Diana Abu-Jaber's Crescent - Nouri Gana
  • 9. Europe and Its Others: The Novels of Jamal Mahjoub - Jopi Nyman
  • 10. Space, Embodiment, Identity and Resistance in the Novels of Fadia Faqir - Lindsey Moore
  • 11. The Arab Canadian Novel and the Rise of Rawi Hage - F. Elizabeth Dahab
  • 12. The Arab Australian Novel: Situating Diasporic and Multicultural Literature - Saadi Nikro
  • 13. Identity, Transformation and the Anglophone Arab Novel - Maysa Abou-Youssef Hayward
  • 14. Rabih Alameddine's I, the Divine: A Druze Novel as World Literature? - Michelle Hartman
  • Part III: Prospects/Challenges: Authority, Pedagogy and the Market Industry
  • 15. Invisible Ethnic: Mona Simpson and the Space of the Ethnic Literature Market - Mara Naaman
  • 16. The Challenges of Orientalism: Teaching about Islam and Masculinity in Leila Aboulela's The Translator - Brendan Smyth
  • 17. Teaching from Cover to Cover: Arab Women's Novels in the Classroom - Heather M. Hoyt
  • 18. Perils and Pitfalls of Marketing the Arab Novel in English - Samia Serageldin
  • Bibliography