Re)writing the other/self autoethnography in the transcultural arena of representation by Samah Sabra

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Published by Brock University, M.A. Program in Social Justice and Equity Studies in St. Catharines, Ont .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Pratt, Mary Louise, 1948-,
  • Mernissi, Fatima -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Mernissi, Fatima. -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Mernissi, Fatima. -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Ethnology -- Biographical methods.,
  • Postcolonialism in literature.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesRewriting the other/self.
StatementSamah Sabra.
The Physical Object
Pagination200 leaves.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23368642M

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