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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 298–318.
Published: 01 November 2008
... ed. New York: Oxford UP, 1999 . Leila Aboulela and the ideology of Muslim immigrant Fiction WAIL S. HASSAN The first of one hundred essays in the anthology, Being Scottish: Personal Reflections on Scottish Identity Today, bears the title, "Barbie in...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 186–207.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Speculation on Colonial Muslim Politics.” South Asia 14 ( 1991 ): 123 – 40 . Gopal Priyamvada . Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation, and the Transition to Independence . London : Routledge , 2005 . Guha Ranajit . History at the Limit of World-History . New Delhi...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Africa. Tri- angulating the memory of the Holocaust, the grisly Algerian Civil War of the 1990s, and the fate of Muslims in present-day Europe, The German Mujahid postulates radical Islam as the new totalitarian threat for the twenty-first century. In this respect, the novel joins an intense global...
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Novel (1 August 2012) 45 (2): 301–326.
Published: 01 August 2012
.... 2 “Turkishness” is an indeterminate site of national identification. In its historical construction, it emerged when a late Ottoman Muslim community was reimagined as ethnically determined through World War I and the Turkish War of Independence. The slippage between religion and...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 531–533.
Published: 01 November 2016
... public culture in which satire took a backseat to cultural betrayal. In the shadow of what became known as the “Satanic Verses Affair,” it was Rushdie, and not his psychotic immigrant characters, who lived on as the deracinated “anti-Muslim South Asian” inhabitant of a world in imminent crisis under...
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Novel (1 November 2007) 40 (3): 309–311.
Published: 01 November 2007
... understanding of The English Patient (events that are omitted from the film version) concerning Western imperialism, Sikh nationalism, and the claims of both the larger Hindu India and the larger Muslim Pakistan, and by pointing out the systematic marginalization or erasure of non-Western history from...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 78–82.
Published: 01 May 2010
... and one Muslim. Looking away from an emotionally powerful scene, suggesting that we will be able to take our emotional and moral bearings from the confrontation between colonizer and colonized, he is telling us that we cannot after all take our bearings from that confrontation because in spite...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... States. Association tells the story of a 1996 bomb blast in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar bazaar and its rhizomic ramifications—from a young Muslim survivor to a bereft Hindu family to the terrorists themselves. While the novel opens with various iterations of the expected exoticism of an Orientalized bazaar...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 May 2014
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Novel (1 May 2011) 44 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2011
... because he’s black? Is he Christian, Muslim, a native son, or a diasporic subject?—the absurdity of the questions proves the impossibility of putting a label on a figure on whom nothing sticks. Ronald Reagan may have been the Teflon president, but Barack Obama is the Invisible Man to whom Duvall...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 524–530.
Published: 01 November 2009
... reformed “son of [a] dacoit” who sacrifices himself to save a trainload of Muslim refugees including his pregnant lover (181). A most explicit theory for linking the care of the self and the order of the state appears in one modernist precedent: Rebecca West’s 1941 account of postcolonial...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
... indeed any world-historical actor, than as that which deflates the meaning of all such con- frontations. In the Greek wars against Muslim barbarism, for example, Shelley undercuts the moral force of the crusade by pointing out the equal savagery of the Greeks and the Turks. Lord Raymond (the Byron...
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Novel (1 May 2014) 47 (1): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 2014
... journal, where she also publishes her own poetry. 40 Hadiths is inspired by the traditional collections of the Prophet’s sayings of the same name. Prepared by early Muslim scholars and exegetes, these collections involved the explanation of hadith reports attributed to the Prophet as the com...
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Novel (1 May 2016) 49 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 May 2016
... other inmates, in white prison robes, who included former government ministers, members of Parliament, some big property owners, carpenters, herdsmen, professor in my case, and, in terms of religion, Christians, Muslims, and others. There were no women or children; otherwise we represented the entire...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 189–196.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to the Sheria law, nor anything directly concerned with Islamic faith,” and he laments that “the book’s status as a novel cuts no ice with its Muslim crit- ics” (Appignanesi and Maitland 26–27). Walsh seems to call for a willfully naive reading of the novel and to upbraid critics who were...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 200–228.
Published: 01 November 2008
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Novel (1 May 2000) 34 (1): 98–121.
Published: 01 May 2000
...-is speculating on the life lived by "Soraya," the prostitute with whom he has a weekly arrangement: she may, he realizes, work for the escort agency only once or twice a week and otherwise have a respectable suburban existence: "That would be unusual for a Muslim, but all things are pos...
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 326–351.
Published: 01 November 2004
... bizarre thing happens early on in Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim (1899). A leak is discovered in the Patna, and the ship seems certain to sink at any moment, carry- ing to their deaths the eight hundred Malay-Muslim pilgrims sleeping on board. On deck, the suspense is heightened by the contrasting...
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Novel (1 November 2010) 43 (3): 483–499.
Published: 01 November 2010
... doubt the “main claims of the documentary,” focuses on “the story of four young American Muslims on trial for planning an attack on Disney- land” (31–32). During the proceedings, he observes, the prosecution introduces “a home video” found in the apartment of the four suspects to use as evidence...
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Novel (1 August 2013) 46 (2): 179–192.
Published: 01 August 2013
... cultural aftermath of centuries of war between Christian and Muslim kingdoms over control of the Mediterranean. Just as the novel registers the medieval struggles over the Mediterranean with- out being moved by the violence they imply, so too does it acknowledge the Indian 4 The domestic life...