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The postcolonial crescent : Islam's impact on contemporary literature, edited by John C. Hawley

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The postcolonial crescent : Islam's impact on contemporary literature
Title
The postcolonial crescent
Title remainder
Islam's impact on contemporary literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by John C. Hawley
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the Ayatollah Khomeini pronounced the fatwa against the novelist Salman Rushdie in 1989, the world awoke to the question which unifies the fifteen essays in this volume: What is the contentious relationship between the world's fastest growing religion and an increasingly secular literary world? Recognizing the convergence between Islam's religious concerns and the political agenda it shares with many postcolonial emerging nations, noted international scholars address issues of authorization, the role of gender, and the pluralism among Islamic (and non-Arabic) cultures. After providing a historical context for current crises, the essayists discuss the coming cultural enrichment and potential threat
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digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
809/.933897
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN605.I8
LC item number
P67 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hawley, John C.
Series statement
Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition
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  • Islam and literature
  • Islam in literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • Postcolonialism
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Islam and literature
  • Islam in literature
  • Literature, Modern
  • Postcolonialism
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Islamic countries
  • Letterkunde
  • Islam
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Literature - General
Label
The postcolonial crescent : Islam's impact on contemporary literature, edited by John C. Hawley
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Publication
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file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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black and white
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : contemporary Islamic encounters with the printed word / John C. Hawley -- What is a Muslim? / Akeel Bilgrami -- Artistic creativity in Islamic contexts / Mohammed Arkoun ; trans. Susan Petit -- The dichotomy of Islam and modernity in the fiction of Naguib Mahfouz / Rasheed El-Enany -- Islam and the literature of controversy / Anouar Majid -- Feminist expression as self-identity and cultural critique : the discourse of Doria Shafik / Cynthia Nelson -- Ayyam min hayati : the prison memoirs of a Muslim sister [Zaynab al-Ghazali] / Miriam Cooke -- Subverting holy scriptures : the short stories of Yûsuf Idrîs / Renate Wise -- Gender, postcolonial subject, and the Lebanese civil war in Sitt Marie Rose / Sabah Ghandour -- Islam and Afrocentricity / Ali A. Mazrui -- Marabout-masters : maraboutism and the problem of education in the Senegalise novel / Debra Boyd-Buggs -- The impact of Islam on modern Bengali poetry / Syed Ali Ashraf -- The mirage of faith and justice : some sociopolitical and cultural themes in post-colonial Urdu short stories / Habibeh Rahim -- The changing mode of relationship between modern Persian literature and Islam : Karbala in fiction / Kamran Talattof -- Immigrant Muslim writers in Germany / Georg Stoll
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605377727
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 pages).
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online
Lccn
97017131
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  • lossless
  • lossy
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)605377727
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The postcolonial crescent : Islam's impact on contemporary literature, edited by John C. Hawley
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : contemporary Islamic encounters with the printed word / John C. Hawley -- What is a Muslim? / Akeel Bilgrami -- Artistic creativity in Islamic contexts / Mohammed Arkoun ; trans. Susan Petit -- The dichotomy of Islam and modernity in the fiction of Naguib Mahfouz / Rasheed El-Enany -- Islam and the literature of controversy / Anouar Majid -- Feminist expression as self-identity and cultural critique : the discourse of Doria Shafik / Cynthia Nelson -- Ayyam min hayati : the prison memoirs of a Muslim sister [Zaynab al-Ghazali] / Miriam Cooke -- Subverting holy scriptures : the short stories of Yûsuf Idrîs / Renate Wise -- Gender, postcolonial subject, and the Lebanese civil war in Sitt Marie Rose / Sabah Ghandour -- Islam and Afrocentricity / Ali A. Mazrui -- Marabout-masters : maraboutism and the problem of education in the Senegalise novel / Debra Boyd-Buggs -- The impact of Islam on modern Bengali poetry / Syed Ali Ashraf -- The mirage of faith and justice : some sociopolitical and cultural themes in post-colonial Urdu short stories / Habibeh Rahim -- The changing mode of relationship between modern Persian literature and Islam : Karbala in fiction / Kamran Talattof -- Immigrant Muslim writers in Germany / Georg Stoll
Control code
605377727
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 pages).
Form of item
online
Lccn
97017131
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)605377727
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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