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Women and the emergence of the Arabic novel

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Women’s engagement in producing the early Arabic novel goes beyond authorship: it involves readership, girls’ education, venues, sensitivities, and gender difference as a topic in public discourse. Fiction became one of several genres for articulating female views of self and society amidst the stresses of late colonial modernity. This chapter first considers the venues where women’s fiction was produced and marketed, along with debates over the projected effects of fiction reading and the ap...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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0000-0003-3926-2078

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Oxford University Press
Host title:
Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions
Place of publication:
Oxford and New York
Publication date:
2017-09-17
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665814
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9780199349791
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chapter
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uuid:633684d9-f70d-4d1e-8e10-8da352835d8d
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2016-12-14

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