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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... totalitarian threat” for the twenty-first century, as evidenced by such proclamations as the 2006 Euston Manifesto (“For a Renewal of Progressive Politics”). This discourse employs different names—“Islamofascism,” “Islamic totalitarianism”—but each signifies a tentacular threat to liberal democracy across the...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 301–326.
Published: 01 August 2012
... narratives of the nation-state ( devlet ), bound to the secularization thesis, have often been contested by Ottoman, Islamic, and Sufi contexts (signifying din ). I argue that the unresolved opposition between the secular, material narratives of devlet and the sacred, redemptive narratives of din is...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 298–318.
Published: 01 November 2008
... Journey . New York: Farrar, 1999 . Ahmed , Leila . Women and Gender in Islam: The Historical Roots of a Modern Debate . New Haven: Yale UP, 1992 . Barlas , Asma . “Believing Women” in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur’an . Austin: U of Texas P, 2002...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of the consequences of fictiveness, especially with respect to authorial freedom and responsibility. In an interview with Rushdie the day before the UK publication of the novel in September 1988, the interviewer, commenting that the book is in part “a fable about Islam,” asks Rushdie, “Isn’t...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 208–228.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Times 12 April 1981 : A1 . Brennan Timothy . “Rushdie, Islam, and Postcolonial Criticism.” Social Text 31/32 ( 1991 ): 271 – 76 . Brockes Emma Burkeman Oliver . “Blame It on the Sunshine.” Guardian 30 May 2001 < http://www.guardian.co.uk/weather/Story...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 2014
... detachment from the Ottoman ‘‘ethos’’ became the rationale of the Turkish Republic and meant erasing all the cognitive, social, and cultural points of reference from the collective memory (Kurtog˘lu 620). As the most important component of identity, Islam was at the center of these points of reference...
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 May 2000
... writers regarding European and Islamic cultures in a plural rather than unitary way. This section, like virtualizations, traffics in the realm of ambiva- lent responses to cultural difference rather than simply in the register of English cultural chauvinism. Levantinizations probes the utopian...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 359–363.
Published: 01 August 2016
... has left himself little space in which to do justice to what it is, exactly, about Atonement' s texture that enriches the novel's formal enactment of the appeal to impossible redemption McEwan plots. The final chapter, “Reading Islam,” offers a rigorous consideration of Khaled Hosseini's best...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Giorgio Democracy in What State? New York : Columbia UP , 2012 . Ahmed Sara . The Promise of Happiness . Durham : Duke UP , 2010 . Asad Talal . Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2003 . Balibar Étienne...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 320–341.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the thirteenth centuries-for a publishing house that is currently editing a collection on medieval Islam. We are told that he will compose this history by following the peregrinations of Ibn Toumert, the leader of the Islamic reformation in the Middle Ages and founder of the Almohad dy- nasty...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2011
...: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850 . London : Routledge , 2000 . Jameson Fredric . “Third-World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capitalism.” Social Text 15 ( 1986 ): 65 – 88 . Joshi Priya . In Another Country: Colonialism, Culture, and the English...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 67–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... , 2006 . Wright Robin . Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion across the Islamic World . New York : Simon & Schuster , 2011 . Jumping Publics: Magdy El Shafee’s Cairo Comics BRIAN T. EDWARDS In the wake of the Arab uprisings of 2010–11, which in...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 244–263.
Published: 01 November 2008
... UP, 1956 . Omri , Mohamed-Salah . Nationalism, Islam and World Literature: Sites of Confluence in the Writings of Mahmud al-Mas’adi . London: Routledge, 2006 . Omri , Mohamed-Salah . “There is a Jahiz for every age’: Narrative Construction and Intertextuality in al-Hamadhani’s...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 202–220.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., Islam, Modernity . Stanford : Stanford UP , 2003 . Banville John . “A Day in the Life.” New York Review of Books 26 May 2005 < http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2005/may/26/a-day-in-the-life/ >. Barthes Roland . “From Science to Literature.” The Rustle of...
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Novel (1 November 2011) 44 (3): 333–353.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins UP , 1993 . Atwood Margaret . The Handmaid's Tale . 1985 . New York : Anchor , 1998 . ———. “An Interview with Margaret Atwood on Her Novel The Handmaid's Tale.” The Handmaid's...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 165–183.
Published: 01 August 2012
... assisted Guru-ji in smuggling a nuclear bomb into Mumbai. Guru-ji plans to detonate the weapon in the middle of the city and blame it on a fake Islamic fundamentalist group, the Hizbuddeen (Army of the Final Day), in order to incite a war between India and Pakistan. “Every golden age,” Guru-ji...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 277–302.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Practices.” Apartheid, Architecture and Beyond . Ed. Hilton Judin and Ivan Vladislavic. Cape Town: David Philip, 1998 . 173 –87. Simone , Abdou Maliq . “Urban Processes and Social Change in Africa.” Dakar: CODESRIA, 1998 . Simone , Abdou Maliq . In Whose Image? Political Islam and Urban...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 229–243.
Published: 01 November 2008
...-speaking world, notably in its con- structions of Islam, the basic architecture of Coetzee's writing seems to speak powerfully to global concerns, but it was under apartheid that the essential coordinates were first hammered out. Slow Man continues the pattern, despite being set in...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Southwest to the Spanish histories of exploration and the Reconquista, and through those histories it connects to the broader context of Christian Europe’s long struggle with Islam. In making those connections, Cather does not linger on the conflict they imply; rather, she emphasizes the connections...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 221–237.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., the ideal Islamic state. But only in music, and only on rare occasions, does the curtain actually lift on this dream of com- munity, and it’s tantalisingly conjured, before fading away with the last notes. (176) Henry is enchanted by the music and “doesn’t want the song to end” (177). He...