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Culture, Diaspora, and Modernity in Muslim Writing

edited by Rehana Ahmed, Peter Morey, and Amina Yaqin
Format
Book
Published
New York : Routledge, 2012.
Language
English
Series
Routledge research in postcolonial literatures
ISBN
9780415896771 (hbk.), 0415896770 (hbk.), 9780203129623 (ebk.), 0203129628 (ebk.)
Contents
  • Writing Muslims and the global state of exception / Stephen Morton
  • Writing the self. Bad faith : the construction of Muslim extremism in Ed Husain's The Islamist / Anshuman A. Mondal
  • Reason to believe? two "British Muslim" memoirs / Rehana Ahmed
  • Voyages out and in : two (British) Arab Muslim women's bildungsromane / Lindsey Moore
  • Migrant Islam. Infinite hijra : migrant Islam, Muslim American literature and the anti-mimesis of The Taqwacores / Salah D. Hassan
  • Muslims as multicultural misfits in Nadeem Aslam's Maps for lost lovers / Amina Yaqin
  • "Sexy identity-assertion" : choosing between sacred and secular identities in Robin Yassin-Kassab's The road from Damascus / Claire Chambers
  • (Mis)reading Muslims. Writing Islam in post-9/11 America : John Updike's Terrorist / Anna Hartnell
  • Invading ideologies and the politics of terror : framing Afghanistan in The kite runner / Kristy Butler
  • Representation and realism : Monica Ali's Brick Lane / Sara Upstone
  • Culture, politics, and religion. From "the politics of recognition" to "the policing of recognition" : writing Islam in Hanif Kureishi and Mohsin Hamid / Bart Moore-Gilbert
  • Resistance and religion in the work of Kamila Shamsie / Ruvani Ranasinha
  • Mourning becomes Kashmira : Islam, melancholia and the evacuation of politics in Salman Rushdie's Shalimar the clown / Peter Morey.
Description
viii, 241 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Routledge research in postcolonial literatures ; 38
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