MF Al-Shetawi

MF Al-Shetawi
University of Jordan | UJ · Department of English Language and Literature

PhD

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This study intends to examine the dramatic endeavours of Arab American playwrights to make their voices heard through drama, performance, and theatre in light of transnationalism and diaspora theory. The study argues that Arab American dramatists and theatre groups attempt to counter the hegemonic polemics against Arabs and Muslims, which have madl...
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Diasporic Arab writers substantially differ in how they represent sociopolitical issues of contemporary Arab cultures in their literary works. Because the family is the core unit of Arab societies and cultures, this study explores fictional representations of one of the main relations within the Arab family. Specifically, this study examines how Ar...
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The location of war is a multicultural arena where multiple traumatic discourses of dissimilar nationalities are converged and yoked together by the bond of a collective traumatic response; it significantly functions as a major generative character that directs the formulation of the traumatized identity of an individual, group, or community. The p...
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Western characters are quite prominent in the works of Arab novelists in diaspora since the events of these novels are mainly set in European and American urban spaces. European and American characters have been rendered differently from one period to another and from one Arab writer to another. In this context, one may suggest that the portrayal o...
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This paper examines how Arab British novelist Jamal Mahjoub appropriates and interpolates Shakespeare’s Othello. Specifically, this paper argues that Mahjoub’s historical novel The Carrier (1998) re-writes Shakespeare’s Othello in a way that enables the novelist to comment on some of the themes that remain unexplored in Shakespeare’s masterpiece. M...
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Building on what has already been documented in related scholarship concerning this topic, this article will look into facets of postcolonial theory vis-à-vis appropriations and adaptations of the plays of Shakespeare in Arabic. In doing so, the article will compare known postcolonial 'Shakespeares', and Arabic appropriations of his plays. It will...
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This paper intends to discuss the various treatments of Hamlet in Arabic culture. The study will reveal that Shakespeare's much discussed play has also become a subject of continual interest in Arabic writings. The play has been diversely interpreted and innovatively treated in Arabic belles‐lettres. The paper aims to highlight these areas in parti...

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