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Arts: Remembrances and Narrations: Palestine
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The literature documenting remembrances and narrations of Palestinian non-elite women falls within the larger Palestinian effort to counter a Zionist colonial historiography that aims at ex-punging the stateless Palestinians from land and historical record. Consequently, although there are contradictory appropriations of the past between the Palestinian metanarrative and private remembrances, the hegemonic and “subaltern” are inseparably entangled as they orbit around a Palestinian national obje…

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Farah, Randa, “Arts: Remembrances and Narrations: Palestine”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 25 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0295c>
First published online: 2009

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