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Breaking Broken English
Black-Arab Literary Solidarities and the Politics of Language

Michelle Hartman

Hardcover $70.00L    |    978-0-8156-3620-5    |    2019

Paper $34.95s    |    978-0-8156-3638-0    |    2019

ebook 978-0-8156-5466-7

"Michelle Hartman plumbs the polysemy of ‘breaking’ with rich analytical acuity, compelling us to read solidarity across a wide range of literary and linguistic practices."—Keith Feldman, University of California, Berkeley

"Hartman’s thought-provoking analysis of a variety of work from poetry to short fiction to novels to memoir offers an understanding of how language and racial politics have impacted the way Arab Americans position themselves in American society."—Pauline Kaldas, Hollins University

  Breaking Broken English Black-Arab Literary Solidarities and the Politics of Language

  Michelle Hartman is professor of Arabic literature and director of the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University as well as a research associate at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute at Concordia University. She is the author of several books, including Native Tongue, Stranger Talk: The Arabic and French Literary Landscapes of Lebanon.

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6 x 9, 312 pages, notes, bibliography, index

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