Anastasia Valassopoulos

Anastasia Valassopoulos
The University of Manchester · School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

PhD in Postcolonial Studies, University of Kent

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Claire Chambers is a senior lecturer in global literature at the University of York. She is the author of Britain Through Muslim Eyes: Literary Representations, 1780–1989 (2015) and British Muslim Fictions: Interviews with Contemporary Writers (2011). She edited (with Caroline Herbert) Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora (2014). In thi...
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Claire Chambers is a senior lecturer in global literature at the University of York. She is the author of Britain Through Muslim Eyes: Literary Representations, 1780–1989 (2015) and British Muslim Fictions: Interviews with Contemporary Writers (2011). She edited (with Caroline Herbert) Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora (2014). In thi...
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Laura U. Marks , Hanan al-Cinema: Affections for the Moving Image (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2015). Pp. 416. $32.00 cloth, $22.00 e-book. ISBNs: 9780262029308, 9780262331067 - Volume 49 Issue 2 - Anastasia Valassopoulos
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Music and performance have been at the heart of the ongoing Egyptian revolution since its outbreak on January 25, 2011. In this paper, we argue that popular protest music in particular has helped to shape and articulate emerging desires and aspirations as well as participating in criticisms and grievances at the site of political change. We aim to...
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This article traces the foundations of the struggle for international recognition at the level of cultural production within the Palestinian movement for self-determination. Both the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) used innovative rhetorical strategies in documentary film-making t...
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This article explores post-9/11 articulations of belonging in Arab-American writing, in particular Laila Halaby’s novel Once in a Promised Land (2007). Alongside urgently expressing strong anti-essentialist viewpoints about Arab-American identities, Halaby’s novel also confounds the expectation that there is always an empowering and nurturing ethno...
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This article seeks to unravel how defining the concept of tarab or "enchantment,, in Arab popular culture is fraught with ambivalence by those who attempt to do so. I argue that the description of this concept as a "secret,, or "closed off area,, may in fact strategically act as a deterrent to fixing the definition of an aesthetic that is specific...
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In a strongly polemical opening to Scattered Hegemonies: Postmodernity and Transnational Feminist Practices (1994), Inderpal Grewal and Caren Kaplan state that: In arguing against a standpoint epistemology, we are not arguing that this is an era of postfeminism. We believe that many white, bourgeois feminists have announced a postfeminist era preci...
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This article seeks to convey how contemporary Lebanese women's war fiction reveals a liberal attitude toward the sexual experience of its female heroines. I shall argue that critics, in an attempt to construct "superior" roles for these heroines, such as purveyors of nationalism or intensely loyal patriots, deny them this sexual experience once mor...

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