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Masculine identity in the fiction of the Arab East since 1967

Samira Aghacy

Masculine identity in the fiction of the Arab East since 1967

by Samira Aghacy

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Masculinity in literature,
  • War in literature,
  • Patriarchy in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSamira Aghacy ; with a foreword by Evelyne Accad.
    SeriesGender, culture, and politics in the Middle East
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ7572.M37 A34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23833497M
    ISBN 109780815632375
    LC Control Number2009039767

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