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A Challenging of Boundaries: The Use of Magical Realist Techniques in Three Iraqi Novels of Exile
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Oriental Languages, Middle Eastern Studies.
2012 (English)In: Borders and Beyond: Crossings and Transitions in Modern Arabic Literature. / [ed] Eksell, Kerstin/ Guth, Stephan, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012, 1, 63-82 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The article discusses three novels written by three Iraqi writers living in exile in Europe. It investigates how magic realism is used in these novels in order to challenge boundaries between different realms in life and thus also as a strategy to combat the exile's feeling of alienation.

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Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012, 1. 63-82 p.
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modern Arabic literature, Magical realism, literature of exile
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-70919ISBN: 978-3-447-06645-7OAI: diva2:483057
Available from: 2012-01-24 Created: 2012-01-24 Last updated: 2012-11-26Bibliographically approved

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