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Title Catastrophe and exile in the modern Palestinian imagination [electronic resource] : telling memories / Ihab Saloul.
Author Saloul, Ihab.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition 1st ed.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Literatures and cultures of the Islamic world.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-250) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Nostalgic memory and Palestinian identification. Nostalgia and Trauma -- The Sea: Lovers' Escape and Vicious Dogs -- Mr. Palestine: The Past Between Truth and Lie -- Nostalgia for Jerusalem -- From Nostalgia to Active Memory That Remains -- Memorization, Exile and Nostalgic Identification -- Traveling theory: on the balconies of our houses in exile. Forced Departures and Narrative Imagings -- Ghurba: Beyond Metaphorization of Palestinian Exile -- From Nostalgic to Critical Memory of Loss -- The Everyday of Exile: Murder in the Museum -- Fragmented Imagings: Beyond Geography -- Our Mothers Mourn in Black -- Fragmented Imagings, Fragmented Lives -- The Canary and the Sea: Othering in Exile -- Exilic narrativity: audiovisual storytelling and memory. Exile Beyond Fiction and Documentary Divide -- The Void of Exile: By Way of Showing -- Loss as a Geopolitical Discontinuity: By Way of Telling -- Palestinian Time-Space Beyond Tragedy -- The performance of catastrophe and Palestinian identity. Performative Narrativity: Exposing the Betrayal of Time -- Exile of Body and Mind -- Performing Palestinian and Israeli "We" in the "Aftermath" -- The Everyday: Self, Others, and Exile -- Mankoub: Narrative fragments of an ongoing catastrophe. Ethnography as Narrative -- De-Palestinianized -- The Jewish Train Simply Did Not Skid -- Catastrophic Time: Palestinian Roots Do Not Die -- Palestinian Identity Beyond the Post-Memory of Nakba -- Afterword: telling memories in a time of catastrophe
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Arabic fiction -- Palestine -- History and criticism.
Arabic fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Palestine -- In literature.
Exile (Punishment) in literature.
Nostalgia in literature.
Memory in literature.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Literature and the conflict.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Motion pictures and the conflict.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Personal narratives, Palestinian Arab.
Collective memory -- Palestine.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781137001375 1137001372 (DLC) 2012011356
ISBN 1137001380 (electronic bk.)
9781137001382 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # EBC931802
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