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Algeria  

Debbie Cox

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the development of the novel in Algeria within the context of the country’s history. Much Algerian literature functions as a means of political expression. The social ... More

The Arabic Novel and History  

Roger Allen

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the relationship between the Arabic novel and history within the context of the Arabic-speaking world, and in particular the process of producing a literary history ... More

Argentina and Hispano-America  

Christina E. Civantos

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the main trends and themes found across the novels of the Hispano-American mahjar (place of exile and immigrant life), with particular emphasis on Argentina. It ... More

Australia  

Nijmeh Hajjar

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the development of the Arab Australian novel since its beginnings, surveying works produced in Arabic and English by three generations of Arab Australian authors. It ... More

Bahrain  

Barbara Michalak-Pikulska and Waïl S. Hassan

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the development of the novel in Bahrain. It first provides an overview of the beginnings of the literary movement in Bahrain, noting the role played by the press in ... More

Brazil  

Waïl S. Hassan

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the development of the Arabic novel in Brazil. Arab immigrants who went to Brazil to work as peddlers were labeled turcos, a term that has given rise to the most ... More

Britain  

Geoffrey P. Nash

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Oct 2017
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This chapter examines the development of Arab British fiction. It begins with an overview of the making of Arab British fiction, citing anti-colonialism, Orientalism, and hybridization as ... More

Canada  

Michelle Hartman

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the development of the Arab Canadian novel, first by discussing the history of Arab immigration and the Canadian cultural and political landscape. It then considers ... More

Chile  

Heba El Attar

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the literary work of the Arab diaspora in Chile, with particular emphasis on the Arab-Chilean, Syrian-Lebanese, and Palestinian-Chilean novels. It begins with an ... More

Egypt since 1960  

Marie-Thérèse Abdel-Messih

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Oct 2017
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Aug 2017
This chapter examines the development of the novel in Egypt since 1960, with particular emphasis on the processes undergone by fiction writing in a period of rapid transformations. It ... More

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