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Author Marzūq, Ḥasan Saʻīd Sayyid, author

Title Islamic postcolonialism : Islam and Muslim identities in four comtemporary British novels / by Hasan Saeed Majed
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015


Description 1 online resource (187 pages .)
Summary Islamic postcolonialism is a theoretical perspective that combines two components which have up until now existed in a state of tension. As a secular theory, postcolonialism has notably failed to account for Muslim priorities; it has, for instance, had severe problems critiquing the anti-Islam polemics of The Satanic Verses, as is evidenced by Edward Said's support for Rushdie, in spite of his criticism of the stereotypical representation of Islam and Muslims in the West. Islamic postcolonialism applies the anti-colonial resistant methodology of postcolonialism from a Muslim perspective, explor
Notes Based on the author's Ph. D. Dissertation in English literature, University of Sunderland, UK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Kureishi, Hanif. Black album
Ali, Monica, 1967- Brick lane
Faqir, Fadia, 1956- My name is Salma
Aboulela, Leila, 1964- Minaret
Muslims in literature.
Islam in literature.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Muslims -- Ethnic identity
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
English literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism
Saracens in literature.
Literary studies: post-colonial literature.
National liberation & independence, post-colonialism.
Literature & literary studies.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Saracens in literature
English literature
Islam in literature
Muslims -- Ethnic identity
Muslims in literature
Postcolonialism in literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781443883214