Identity, narrative and the Arab-American diaspora

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This article explores the centrality of narrative to this project, and does so by drawing on the work of Arab-American authors like Diana Abu-Jaber, Mohja Kahf and Alia Yunis. It focuses on the various ways diaspora scholarship has contributed to thinking about identityin a context of migration and movement, as well as the issues that preoccupy Arab migrant writers, to highlight how identity, in its various forms and guises, is both formed and transformed in the diasporic space of America.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-257
Number of pages21
JournalLe Forme e La Storia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2019


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