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Islam in the Eastern African Novel…

Islam in the Eastern African Novel (Literatures and Cultures of the…

by Emad Mirmotahari

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Islam and Eastern African Novel uses Islam as lens through which to examine fiction produced in a particular part of Africa, renewing conceptual and definitional conversations about race, nation, coloniality, diaspora, and the novel form itself in an African and postcolonial context.

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This study of†the sub-Saharan African novel interprets†representations of†Islam as a central organising presence that generates new conceptual questions and demands new critical frameworks with which to approach categories like nationhood, race, diaspora, immigration, and Africa's multiple colonial pasts.… (more)

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