Muna Mohamad Abd-Rabbo

Muna Mohamad Abd-Rabbo
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan · Department of English

PhD. in English Literature

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The nineteenth-century American novelist, Herman Melville, is oftentimes viewed as a multi-cultured innovator who possibly anticipated post-modernism. In his epic romance, Mardi, Melville incorporates aspects of Orientalism within a Westernized framework, thereby eroding cultural borders. This article focuses on Arabian Nights as one possible paren...
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This paper analyses Edmund Spenser's sonnet sequence Amoretti and its concluding sequel Epithalamion within the context of Puritanism. By highlighting the Puritanical concepts in Spenser's two poetic works, the two researchers demonstrate the aspects in which Spenser parts ways with the Petrarchan sonnet tradition. Spenser offers a pure, Christian...
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In his novel, Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe offers an in-depth representation of the Ibo culture before and after the arrival of the colonizers. He depicts the intricate workings of the Umuofian tribe in particular by describing how various individuals in that tribe respond to communal customs, beliefs, and traditions. He shows that there is roo...
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This paper attempts to examine the Orientalist overtones of John Updike’s novel The Coup (1978) within the framework of Edward Said’s Orientalism (2003) and in light of Michel Foucault’s theory of power and knowledge. The methodology of this research involves a textual analysis of the novel whereby significant passages from The Coup are scrutinized...
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This paper examines Ahdaf Soueif’s The Map of Love (1999) within the framework of postmodernism. It will become clear from the analysis of the postmodernist nuances in the novel how Soueif makes use of the inferences of cross-cultural encounters to establish a form of counter-discursivity. Within the hybrid space created in the novel, Soueif brings...

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