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The Emergence of Autobiography

Waïl S Hassan

in Immigrant Narratives

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780199792061
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199919239 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.003.0003
The Emergence of Autobiography

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The autobiographies of George Haddad and Abraham Rihbany show their preoccupation with the representation of Arabs in the U.S. Rihbany’s works evidence both his indebtedness to Orientalism and his attempt to use it to further his political vision.

Keywords: orientalism; Christianity; colonialism; U.S.-Arab relations

Chapter.  11562 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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