Palestinian literature and film in postcolonial feminist perspective / Anna Ball.

Author
Ball, Anna [Browse]
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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Routledge, 2012.
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1 online resource (241 p.)

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Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective is the first sustained study of gender-consciousness in the Palestinian creative imagination. Drawing on concepts from postcolonial feminist theory, Ball analyses a range of literary and filmic works by major creative practitioners including Michel Khleifi , Liana Badr, Annemarie Jacir, Elia Suleiman, Mona Hatoum and Suheir Hammad, and reveals a hitherto unrecognized trajectory in gender-consciousness under development in the Palestinian imagination from the start of the twentieth century. The book explores how these works
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-215), filmography (p. [217]) and index.
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English
Contents
Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Note on Transliteration; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Permission to Re-narrate; 1 En-gendering Palestine:Narratives of Desire and Dis-Orientation; 2 Women Writing Resistance:Between Nationalism and Feminism; 3 Masculinity in Crisis: From Patriarchy to (Post)Colonial Performativity; 4 Bodies Beyond Boundaries? Transitional Spaces and Liminal Selves; 5 Imagining the Transnational Feminist Community; Conclusion: Postcolonial Feminist Futures; Notes; Bibliography; Filmography; Index
ISBN
  • 1-136-22814-4
  • 0-203-09866-8
  • 1-283-86155-0
  • 1-136-22815-2
OCLC
  • 820787678
  • 891157773
  • 823285712
Doi
  • 10.4324/9780203098660
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