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The Star, the Cross, and the Crescent: Religions and Conflicts in Francophone Literature from the Arab World

The Star, the Cross, and the Crescent: Religions and Conflicts in Francophone Literature from the Arab World (Hardback)

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The Star, the Cross, and the Crescent examines how Francophone writers from the Maghreb and the Near East represent the intertwining of religion and politics in various disputes, such as the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Lebanese and Algerian civil wars, the affair of the Muslim headscarf in France, and 9/11. It analyzes fiction, films, comic books, autobiographical narratives, and essays from the Arab world against the backdrop of the current international political context of Islamic fundamentalism and Western prejudices against Islam.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: general Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 15/02/2010 ISBN-13: 9780739126578  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Carine Bourget is associate professor of French and Francophone studies and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona.

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