“Homeland America, bismillah”

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Cariello, Marta;
  • Publisher: Edizioni Ca’ Foscari
  • Journal: Il Tolomeo (issn: 2499-5975, eissn: 1594-1930)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14277/2499-5975/Tol-19-17-14
  • Subject: Arab-American literature. Nationhood. Islam. Feminism. Diasporic women writers. | English literature | PR1-9680 | French literature - Italian literature - Spanish literature - Portuguese literature | PQ1-3999 | Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration | JV1-9480

Mohja Kahf’s 2006 novel, The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf, follows the protagonist, Khadra, in her journey ‘back home’, to the State of Indiana, where she grew up and where she ran away from, in search of herself, her identity, and a less ‘dissonant’ existence first in h... View more
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