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Title Recontextualizing resistance / Edited by Loubna Youssef and Emily Golson
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017
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Contents Resistance--existential and linguistic : a personal perspective / Mohamed Enani -- Sheikh Youssef's biography as epic : writing, teaching, and singing resistance / Loubna A. Youssef -- The many uses of silence in three post-Nahda egyptian works / Emily Golson -- Memory, identity and resistance in Susan Abulhawa's mornings in Jenin : writing back at the zionist discourse / Pervine El-Refaei -- Resisting local and global erasure : a reading of Jamal Mahjoub's Nubian resistance and other works / Jacqueline Jondot -- British black and asian writing : countering the dominant and re-shaping cultural and collective memory / Chris Weedon -- A victim speaks out : Margaret Atwood's "little red hen" / Galila Ann Ragheb -- "East, west terrorists are worst" : Salmawy's the chain and Soan's talking to terrorists / Amal Mazhar -- Allegory as a form of resistance in Al-Bassam's the Al-Hamlet summit and the mirror for princes / Omaya Khalifa -- Orality as resistance in Naguib Sorour's Menein Ageeb Nas (where do i find people [who understand]) (1974) / Heba Aziz Selim -- Staging affects : writing with/on bodies in spiderwoman's sun, moon, feather / Nagla Al-Hadidy -- Storytelling, communitas and resistance in contemporary egyptian independent theatre : black duck's rainbow and Bussy project's a well behaved girl / Amina ElHalawani -- Resisting impairment by the "differently abled" : the miracle worker and children of a lesser god / Heba El-Abbadi -- Palestinian resistance : responses and debates / Yassmine Mahfouz -- Trinh Minh-Ha's a tale of love : a narrative of resistance / Aparajita Nanda -- Unspoken resistance in three poems by Mourid Al-Barghouti / Hoda Shucry Ayad -- "The war of first-names" : music and Islam in France / Albrecht Fuess -- Egyptian presidential speeches : a cluster approach to rhetorical analysis / Amani Badawi and Randa Anwar Halim
Summary Resistance is a concept that rose to the forefront of several areas of study when Max Weber made careful distinctions between authority, force, violence, domination, and legitimation. It gained strong attention when the well-known Palestinian journalist, activist, fiction writer and critic Ghassan Kanafani (1936-1972) published a study entitled the Literature of Resistance in Occupied Palestine: 1948-1966, a work that contributed to postcolonial theories of power, race, ethnicity and gender, and second generation theories of orientalism, feminism, and disability. Initially identified by philos
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Subject Resistance (Philosophy)
Literary studies: post-colonial literature.
Literature: history & criticism.
National liberation & independence, post-colonialism.
PHILOSOPHY / Epistemology
Resistance (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
Author Golson, Emily, editor.
Youssef, Loubna, editor.
ISBN 1527507378
9781527507371