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Nostalgia in Anglophone Arab Literature

Nationalism, Identity and Diaspora

Tasnim Qutait reads the dynamics of nostalgia and loss at the crossroads of the Arabic and Anglophone European novel. Les mer
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Tasnim Qutait reads the dynamics of nostalgia and loss at the crossroads of the Arabic and Anglophone European novel.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction
Defining Nostalgia
The Uses of Nostalgia
Language and Identity
Reading Anglophone Arab Writing
Memory as A Strategic Aesthetic

2. Chapter One: "The Chaos of Lost Empires"
Standing By the Ruins
The Imagined Present of the Past
Traces and Translations

3. Chapter Two: "A War Between Yesterday and Tomorrow"
Rewriting Colonial Histories
Postcolonial Parallels
Weaving Connections

4. Chapter Three: "Fractured Country, Broken Home"
Leaders, Fathers and The Un-Homely Home
Nostalgia for Mother/Lands
Cacophonous Countries

5. Chapter Four: "Europe is My Dark Continent"
Transplanted Nationalism
Diaspora Community and Instability "Back Home"
Transnational Islam in the Diaspora
Mongrel Humanity and Undetermined History

6. Conclusion

Om forfatteren

Tasnim Qutait is a visiting postdoctoral researcher at SOAS University of London and a recipient of the International Postdoc Grant funded by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsradet).