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Academic Itineraries

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/9780199792061.003.0006
Academic Itineraries

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The memoirs of Egyptian academics Ihab Hassan and Leila Ahmed reveal contrasting ideological positions and conceptions of identity. Ahmed’s Islamic feminism represents a new direction in Arab immigrant writing.

Keywords: Islam; feminism; Culture Wars

Chapter.  8057 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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