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Arts: Fiction and Fiction Writers: The Americas
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Introduction

The last several years have seen a proliferation of literature published by Arab and Muslim American authors in the United States. In the wake of the 1990/91 Gulf War, 9/11, and the wars in the Middle East that followed, these two groups have gone from “the most invisible of the invisibles,” as scholar Joanna Kadi put it in 1994 (xi…

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Rachel Norman, “Arts: Fiction and Fiction Writers: The Americas”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002081>
First published online: 2016



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