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Bringing Lebanon’s Civil War Home to Anglophone Literature

Alameddine’s Appropriation of Shakespeare’s Tragedies

Yousef Awad

to depict the experiences of his characters, who usually live between cultures. Alameddine’s identity as an Arab American, with a hyphenated identity and influences from two cultures, plays a pivotal role in repeating – with variations – ideas and

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The Civil Code and the Rights of Arabs

Nathalie Nya

humanity of the oppressed. If we do not attend to the history of the political rights of the oppressed, what happened to the Arab Algerians can happen or may have already happened to members of the Arab American community. Of course, some may argue that

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Manijeh Nasrabadi, Maryam Aras, Alexander Djumaev, Sina Zekavat, Mary Elaine Hegland, Rosa Holman, and Amina Tawasil

between the U.S. and Israel. A Shadow Over Palestine also charts a genealogy of counter narratives assembled by Palestinian and other Arab and Arab-American scholar-activists. Feldman draws from publications of the Beirut-based Palestine Research Center

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Tareq Zuhair

insights into the struggles facing Arab Americans in post-September 11 America. The clash between the West and the East is based largely on false stereotypes. Jassim Haddad, the main protagonist, arrives in America dreaming of becoming a renowned

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Shireen H. Alkurdi, Awfa Hussein Al-Doory, and Mahmoud F. Al-Shetawi

, regardless of his real intention. Notes 1 Lisa Majaj, ‘Arab-American Literature: Origins and Developments’, American Studies Journal 52 (2008), 1–12. 2 Tami Craft Al-Hazza and Katherine T. Bucher, ‘Bridging a Cultural Divide with Literature

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Bernadette Andrea

with Rumi's cat, who died with longing for Mevlana (“our master” in a literal and spiritual sense) and was buried with him by Rumi's daughter. Waïl S. Hassan, in “Arab-American Autobiography and the Reinvention of Identity,” observes that Ahmed

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Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

( Boston : Beacon Press ). Meleis , A. I. and Sorrell , L. ( 1981 ), ‘ Arab American Women and Their Birth Experiences ’, MCN 6 : 171 – 176 . Oakley , A. , McPherson , A. and Roberts , H. ( 1984 ), Miscarriage ( Glasgow : Fontana ). Oaks

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Bilal Tawfiq Hamamra

’s Disappearing Act: The Suicide Bomber through Western Feminist Eyes’, in Arab and Arab American Feminisms: Gender, Violence, and Belonging , ed. Rabab Abdulhadi, Evelyn Alsultany and Nadine Naber (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2011), 29-45, here 43