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Queering Orientalism

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/9780199792061.003.0009
Queering Orientalism

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Ramzi Salti relates homophobia and gender discrimination to the critique of colonialism, while Rabih Alameddine focuses on the predicament of AIDS victims and satirizes the sources of American Orientalism, the Bible and the Arabian Nights.

Keywords: Queer fiction; AIDS; Orientalism; religion

Chapter.  11256 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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