Arab Writer in English: Arab Themes in a Metropolitan Language, 1908-58

Arab Writer in English: Arab Themes in a Metropolitan Language, 1908-58

By: Geoffrey Nash (author)Hardback

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This book looks at the first generation of Arab British and Arab-American writers to produce English writings in the earlier twentieth-century: Ameen Rihani, Khalil Jibran, George Antonius and Edward Atiyah. It theorises their work within the context of Arab nationalism, postcolonialism and the criticism of Edward Said.

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Geoffrey Nash is Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland. He is the author of "The Anglo-Arab Encounter: Fiction and Autobiography by Arab Writers in English"; "Writing Muslim Identity"; and co-editor of "Postcolonialism and Islam."


Introduction; Ameen Rihani: Cross-Cultural Disclosures; Khalil Jibran: From Arab mahjar to Consumerist Prophet; Ameen Rihani: Pan-Arab Imaginings; Ameen Rihani: Decolonising Arabia; George Antonius: Anglo-Arab Disjunction; Edward Atiyah: Language and Colonisation; Edward Atiyah: The End of Anglo-Arab Politics; The Politics of Anglo-Arab Discourse; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1998
  • ISBN13: 9781845191931
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781845191931
  • weight: 422
  • ISBN10: 1845191935

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