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The Politics of Legibility: Writing and Reading Contemporary Arab American Women's Literature
This dissertation focuses on contemporary literature produced by Arab American women authors. My study utilizes the works of Diana Abu-Jaber, Mohja Kahf, Suheir Hammad, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Laila Halaby, to raise questions ...
Tragic America: Terror, Metaphor, and the Contemporary American Novel
Since the attacks of September 11th, 2001, the literature of the United States has become increasingly concerned with telling tragic stories. While the literature written about the attacks is considerable and operates as ...