Table of contents for Arab women's lives retold : exploring identity through writing / edited by Nawar Al-Hassan Golley with a foreword by Miriam Cooke.

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Illustrations 000
Foreword, miriam cooke 000
Acknowledgments 000
Contributors 000
Introduction: Contemporary Arab Women's Autobiographical Writings 000
Artistic Works Discussed 000
Part One: Autobiographical Writings and Cultural Hybridity
1. Passage Through the Harem: Historicizing a Western Obsession in Leila Ahmed's A Border Passage: From Cairo to Americaa Woman's Journey
Bernadette Andrea 000
2. Dismembering the Gaze: Speleology and Vivisection in Assia Djebar's L'amour, la fantasia
Karina Eileraas 000
3. Yasmina, an Autodiegetic Character: Herstory and History
Benaouda Lebdai 000
Part Two: Autobiographical Writings and Transnationalism
4. Poetic Geographies: Interracial Insurgency in Arab American Autobiographical Spaces
Keith Feldman 000
5. Postnational Ethics, Postcolonial Politics: Raimonda Tawil's My Home, My Prison
Jamil Khader 000
6. A Muslim Woman Writes Back: Leila Abouzeid's Return to Childhood: The Memoir of a Modern Moroccan Woman
Pauline Homsi Vinson 000
Part Three: Autobiographical Writings and Communal Identity
7. Voices Across the Frontier: Fatima Mernissi's Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood
Filiz Turhan-Swenson 000
8. To Undo What the North Has Done: Fragments of a Nation and Arab Collectivism in the Fiction of Ahdaf Soueif
Mrinalini Chakravorty 000
9. Weaving Poetic Autobiographies: Individual and Communal Identities in the Poetry of Mohja Kahf and Suheir Hammad
Carol Fadda-Conrey 000
Part Four: The Personal and the Political in Autobiographical Writings
10. Arab Women Write the Trauma of Imprisonment and Exile
Daphne M. Grace 000
11. A Journey of Belonging: A Global(ized) Self Finds Peace
Nawar Al-Hassan Golley and Ahmad Al-Issa 000
12. Art, Autobiography, and the Maternal Abject
Mireille Astore 000
References 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women -- Arab countries -- Biography.
Autobiography -- Women authors.
Feminists -- Arab countries -- Biography.