The last couple of decades have witnessed a flourishing of Arab-American literature across multiple genres. Yet, increased interest in this literature is ironically paralleled by a prevalent bias against Arabs and Muslims that portrays their long presence in the US as a recent and unwelcome phenomenon. Spanning the 1990s to the present, Carol Fadda-Conrey takes in the sweep of literary and cultural texts by Arab-American writers in order to understand the ways in which their depictions of Arab homelands, whether actual or imagined, play a crucial role in shaping cultural articulations of US ci.Guernica 14 May 2012. Web. 2 June 2012. aaa . aLoosely Based.a Utne Reader 2 Apr. 2010. Web. 1 May 2010. aaa . A Map ofHome. ... Giroux, 1993. aaa . Codes, Precepts, Biases, and Taboos: Poems 1973a1993. ... Foodfor Our Grandmothers: Writings by Arab-American and Arab- Canadian Feminists. Boston: South End ... aMy Grandmother Washes Her Feet in the Sink at Sears.a Kahf, E-mailsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Contemporary Arab-American Literature|
|Publisher||:||NYU Press - 2014-01-01|