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Modern Language Quarterly (2014) 75 (4): 511–539.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Bashir Abu-Manneh This essay offers a materialist reading of the canonical Palestinian novel from the nakba (catastrophe) of 1948 to the early 1980s by adapting a Lukácsian periodization to the Palestinian context. The essay connects praxis and historical developments with changes in aesthetic form...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 523–546.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Haifa Saud Alfaisal Abstract In 1902 Rūḥī al-Khālidī produced what may be the first modern work of comparative criticism in Arabic. In his History of the Science of Literature , Khālidī (1864–1913), a Palestinian polyglot, used the discourse of literary criticism to develop a modern understanding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2003) 64 (1): 97–121.
Published: 01 March 2003
... affiliations are created and how cross-cultural conflicts thwart the hermeneutic and political ideal of reciprocity.2 I do not believe that demystifying Said’s persona as a dispossessed Palestinian intellectual would say anything one way or the other about the value of his views on imperialism...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1996) 57 (2): 381–395.
Published: 01 June 1996
... and cultural origins, may have the contrary effect of heightening the collective awareness of belonging and affirmation. 8 Referring to Said’s accounts of life in present-day Palestinian commu- nities, Diaz-Quiiiones contends that “la pertenencia, el sentido de ‘hogar’ y comunidad, se afirma sobre...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2007
... conflate other narratives that use parody and humor to speak of a dis- mal reality of brutal occupation and confiscation of lands. Such is the case in The Secret Life of Saeed the Pessoptimist (al-Waqa¯’i‘ al-ghar¯ıbah f¯ı ikhtifa¯’ Sad Ab¯ı al-Nah. s al-Mutasha¯’il, 1974), by the Palestinian Emile...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (2): 225–246.
Published: 01 June 2015
... In a pathetic literary parallel, Herzl ( 1997 ) imagines in Old New Land that the future New Society will need no army, because it is not a nation-state, merely existing on a long-term lease under the protection of the Ottoman sultan. The Palestinian Arabs are pleased by the region’s burst of cosmopolitan...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (2): 201–235.
Published: 01 June 2012
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (1): 86–99.
Published: 01 March 1991
... Free Press, 1964), p. 73. 4 Noam Chomsky, The Culture of Terrorism (Montreal: Black Rose, 1988); Edward Said, “The Essential Terrorist,” in Blaming the Victims: S@Tious Scholarship and the Palestinian Ques- tion, ed. Edward Said and Christopher Hitchens (London:Verso, 1988), pp. 148-58. 88...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1971) 32 (1): 73–88.
Published: 01 March 1971
... camped. This grace is symbolized by the deer, familiar from “Sunday Morning” in this sym- bolic role. Here, however, the antithesis is provided, not by Palestinian remoteness, but by the dachshund with its squat, graceless alienism-a quality also suggested by the carefully chosen epithet...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (2): 223–249.
Published: 01 June 1999
... of the Palestinian people and commence negotiations with the P.L.O. within the Middle East peace process” (from the letter of Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel, to Yasir Arafat, Chairman of the P.L.O The Israeli capacity to negotiate directly with the P.L.O. is part of the general...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2001
... t is notorious that women are damp and men are dry, and the nearly Itotal exclusion of women from Scott’s Talisman makes it—appro- priately enough, given its setting in the Palestinian desert—the driest of his fictions. From the scene of battle between crusader...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (3): 273–298.
Published: 01 September 2005
... for commenting on earlier versions of the essay, and Nisrine Omri for her thoughtful editing. The essay is dedicated to Fatin from the occupied Palestinian West Bank, for her story and the story of her people run beneath and through this one. 1 Other plots that would legitimate France’s claims over...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 21–54.
Published: 01 March 2005
... from the Palestinian Talmud avers that each tablet contained the full Decalogue, with one copy for God and one for Israel (Sarna, 108n). It is as sovereign, the king of kings, that God sets his sublime name into play in the fi rst tablet of the Decalogue: because he has liberated the Israelites...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 243–279.
Published: 01 June 2007