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Arts: Fiction and Fiction Writers: The Americas
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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 (xix), to …

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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 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002081>
First published online: 2016

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