Download PDF by K. Abdel-Malek,Mouna El Kahla: America in An Arab Mirror: Images of America in Arabic

By K. Abdel-Malek,Mouna El Kahla

ISBN-10: 0230620353

ISBN-13: 9780230620353

This distinctive anthology provides for the 1st time in English go back and forth essays by means of Arabic writers who've visited the United States within the moment half the century. The view of the United States which emerges from those bills is instantaneously attention-grabbing and illuminating, yet by no means monolithic. The writers hail from quite a few viewpoints, areas, and backgrounds, so their descriptions of the United States otherwise have interaction and revise Arab pre-conceptions of american citizens and the West. the rustic figures as every little thing from the unchanging different, the very antithesis of the Arab self, to the seductive girl, to the opposite who's either praiseworthy and reprehensible.

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