Culture, diaspora, and modernity in Muslim writing

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Full title: Culture, diaspora, and modernity in Muslim writing / edited by Rehana Ahmed, Peter Morey, and Amina Yaqin.
Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete.
, ProQuest (Firm)
Other authors: Ahmed, Rehana.
Morey, Peter.
Yaqin, Amina, 1972-
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Table of Contents:
  • Writing Muslims and the global state of exception / Stephen Morton
  • Writing the self. Bad faith : the construction of Muslim extremism in Ed Husain's The Islamist / Anshuman A. Mondal
  • Reason to believe? two "British Muslim" memoirs / Rehana Ahmed
  • Voyages out and in : two (British) Arab Muslim women's bildungsromane / Lindsey Moore
  • Migrant Islam. Infinite hijra : migrant Islam, Muslim American literature, and the anti-mimesis of The Taqwacores / Salah D. Hassan
  • Muslims as multicultural misfits in Nadeem Aslam's Maps for lost lovers / Amina Yaqin
  • "Sexy identity-assertion" : choosing between sacred and secular identities in Robin Yassin-Kassab's The road from Damascus / Claire Chambers
  • (Mis)reading Muslims. Writing Islam in post-9/11 America : John Updike's Terrorist / Anna Hartnell
  • Invading ideologies and the politics of terror : framing Afghanistan in The kite runner / Kristy Butler
  • Representation and realism : Monica Ali's Brick Lane / Sara Upstone
  • Culture, politics, and religion.
  • From "the politics of recognition" to "the policing of recognition" : writing Islam in Hanif Kureishi and Mohsin Hamid / Bart Moore-Gilbert
  • Resistance and religion in the work of Kamila Shamsie / Ruvani Ranasinha
  • Mourning becomes Kashmira : Islam, melancholia, and the evacuation of politics in Salman Rushdie's Shalimar the clown / Peter Morey.