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Representations: Memoirs, Autobiographies, Biographies: Canadian-Francophone
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Francophone Canadian literature produced by women of Arab origin is part and parcel of a trilingual (French, English, Arabic) literature born in the 1970s at the hands of first generation Canadians of Arab descent. After a brief survey of the Québécois cultural context within which this literature has …

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Dahab, F. Elizabeth, “Representations: Memoirs, Autobiographies, Biographies: Canadian-Francophone”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001440>
First published online: 2012

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