Parents and Daughters in Two Novels by Arab American Authors: “Khalas, Let Her Go”

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Ismet Bujupaj;
(2016)
  • Publisher: University of Osijek
  • Journal: Anafora (issn: 1849-2339, eissn: 2459-5160)
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  • Subject: Randa Jarrar | Mohja Kahf | Arab American novels | gender | intergenerational family dynamics | parent-daughter relationships | Bildungsroman | Social sciences (General) | H1-99

Multiple intersecting pressures bear upon immigrant parent-child, and especially immigrant mother-daughter relationships depicted in Randa Jarrar’s novel, A Map of Home, and Mohja Kahf ’s novel, The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf. Each of these novels is a Bildungsroman st... View more
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