Contemporary Arab Women Writers: Cultural Expression in Context (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures)

By Anastasia Valassopoulos

This booklet engages with modern Arab girls writers from Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon and Algeria. inspite of Edward Said’s groundbreaking reappraisal of the asymmetric dating among the West and the Arab international in Orientalism, there was little postcolonial feedback of Arab writing. Anastasia Valassopoulos raises the profile of Arab ladies writers through examining how they negotiate contexts and reports that experience emerge as pointed out with postcoloniality comparable to the preoccupation with Western feminism, political clash and conflict, the social results of non-conformity and feminine empowerment, and the negotiation of influential cultural discourses corresponding to orientalism.

Contemporary Arab girls Writers revitalizes theoretical recommendations linked to feminism, gender experiences and cultural experiences, and explores how art heritage, pop culture, translation stories, psychoanalysis and information media all provide effective how one can go along with Arab women’s writing that paintings past a restricting socio-historical context. Discussing the writings of authors including Ahdaf Soueif, Nawal El Saadawi, Leila Sebbar, Liana Badr and Hanan Al-Shaykh, this book represents a brand new course in postcolonial literary feedback that transcends constrictive monothematic approaches.

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