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393. Codes, Conventions, Connotations: Intertextuality in Modern Arabic Literature

Wednesday, 7 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Grand A, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Gretchen Head, Univ. of Pennsylvania

1. "Al-Tuhāmī al-Wazzānī's al-Zāwiyah and the Roots of Modern Moroccan Narrative," Gretchen Head

2. "Memories of a Soul: Recouping Existence in Mamduh Azam's Qasr al-Matar," Alexa Firat, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

3. "Landscapes of Contemporary Iraqi Poetry," Mara Naaman, Williams Coll.

4. "Absence Was Everywhere: Translation and the Loss of Intertextuality," Anthony Alessandrini, Kingsborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

For abstracts, write to intertextualitymla@gmail.com after 1 Dec.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • Other Literatures – Arabic

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