Arab Islamic voices, agencies, and abilities : disability portrayals in Muslim world literature and culture / Saloua Aali Ben Zahra.

Author
Ben Zahra, Saloua Ali [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description
1 online resource (140 pages)

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Contents
  • Introduction
  • Al Qur'an's teachings with respect to the disabled
  • The Tunisian deaf mute through the lens of American Orientalism
  • Tunisian camera's treatment of disability
  • The disabled native: ressource humaine for the French: a literary study of Algerian Rachid Mimouni's Tombéza
  • The case of female characters with disabilities: Moroccan Fatima vs. "cure or kill": a disability study of Tabar Ben Jelloun's L'enfant de sable [Sand child]
  • Disability and shame in Salman Rushdie's novel Shame: what it means to be a Pakistani disabled postcolonial woman
  • The Egyptian visually-challenged Sheikh Husni's treatment of blindness in the Egyptian film Al Kitkat
  • Iraqi in Paris: speaking volumes: the bond in deafness of an Iraqi father and son
  • Conclusion.
ISBN
1-4985-6958-7
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