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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 260–272.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Faridullah Bezhan © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Women’s Causes in Spozhmai Zaryab’s Narrative Works Faridullah Bezhan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Nouri Gana; Heike Härting The essays collected in this issue of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East explore the ways in which writers and artists from Africa and the Middle East have deployed diverse genres and modes of narrative or discursive practices in order not only...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 57–69.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Liat Kozma Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2004 Negotiating Virginity: Narratives of Defloration from late nineteenth-century Egypt1 LIAT KOZMA Scholars of Middle Eastern societies have tried to has its analytic utility, since it introduces gender...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (3): 622–632.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Emine Ö. Evered Critical theory enables us to engage with historic power relations of colonizer and colonized, but the inclination to do so should not obfuscate the fact that many narratives that were once in opposition to the empires of the past are now the dominant—and often rewritten— narratives...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 162–170.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and creative work is rapidly dwindling. Access to primary sources of their complex legacy having been blocked, Pakistanis cannot challenge received narratives that happen to originate from external sources, and they are forced to conceive of themselves as they are conceived in these narratives. © 2017...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 112–118.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Sunil Sharma Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 2003 Amir Khusraw and the Genre of Historical Narratives in Verse1 Sunil Sharma One of the literary innovations credited to the Indo- court with Fakhr al-Din Gurgani, culminating in the works of Persian poet...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 110–121.
Published: 01 May 2023
... and denoted otherness, and their position within nation-states became unintelligible. The films, however, reconstruct, in different ways, the possibilities where Arabness, Jewishness, and Iraqiness could overlap, live side by side, and challenge national narratives. Reading the films alongside each other...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (2): 176–190.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of audio and video, shipping agents, and contemporary periodicals, the article resurrects a history of confluence of media technologies, ocean movement, and coastal media markets. Through tracing such practices and the infrastructural narratives of the dhow, this article argues for a history of film...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 660–662.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Victoria E. Thompson Walls of Algiers: Narratives of the City through Text and Image Çelik Zeynep Clancy-Smith Julia Terpak Frances , eds. Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute ; Seattle: University of Washington Press , 2009 ix + 283 pp. , $40.00 (paper) © 2011...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (1): 137–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
... preoccupations about the formation of community and state determined how writers approached the Ottoman legacy, which in both cases has generally remained marginal to more widespread perceptions of history and national origins. Duke University Press 2011 Crisis and Recovery Narratives in Maghrebi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (1): 130–146.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of the veil present in contemporary artistic practice. This article analyzes mainstream representations of the veil and their various subtexts, before charting three alternative narratives of the veil found in contemporary art produced by artists of Muslim descent who now exhibit, and often live, in Europe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2012) 32 (2): 452–453.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Dina Le Gall Contested Conversions to Islam: Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire Krstić Tijana . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2011 xvi + 264 pp., $60.00 (cloth) © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 The Politics of Women’s Rights...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 78–92.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Ngwarsungu Chiwengo This essay seeks to understand why the discourse of human rights documentaries, reports, narratives, and films gives agency to some victims and silences the voices of others. Through the examination of human rights discourse on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (1): 109–123.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and created communities of listeners. In reading Country of My Skull alongside Rian Malan's My Traitor's Heart , another contentious memoir about apartheid, I suggest that narratives reporting the aftermath of violence on people may inherently always betray victims since writers and readers invariably move...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 269–280.
Published: 01 August 2009
... to an interiorized orientalism, erecting the West as a model and reproducing orientalist stereotypes. French new orientalist narratives are characterized by their simplified version of Islam, their construction of a polarized vision of the world, and the proclamation of their preference for the West. Emphatically...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (1): 69–84.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Displacement and Memory: Visual Narratives of al-Shatat in Michel Khleifi’s Films May Telmissany They came. They were looking at the ruins, the surrounding plots of land, they seemed to measure something with their eyes, they tasted the air and the light on their tongues...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 127–144.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Indies,” Al-Ittihad (July) 15 ( 3 ): 39 –55. Wolf , Eric . 1958 . “The Virgin of Guadeloupe: A Mexican National Symbol,” Journal of American Folklore 71 : 34 –39. Wood , Donald . 1968 . Trinidad in Transition . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Migration Narratives and Moral...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 7–16.
Published: 01 May 2020
... be managed by suitable reframing of the scientific questions, and some particular epistemic considerations that apply to climate change in the global South. The article argues for an elevation of the narrative and for a demotion of the probabilistic from its place of privilege in the construction...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of the state and the communities. In this narrative, slavery in Ethiopia is represented as a racialized prehistory of Atlantic slavery. The second narrative is the representation of slavery in a binary form: as a household practice within Ethiopia and the slave trade out of Ethiopia. This essay reinterprets...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 259–268.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of religious and political betrayal, therefore prompting different, and often opposing, narratives of conversion. A number of tropes predominant in early modern English narratives dealing with conversion to Islam are of interest in this regard: the immoral deviant “renegade” motivated by excessive lust...