Hisland: Adventures in Ac-Ac-ademe

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SUNY Press, 1998 - Fiction - 186 pages
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Hisland takes place in a fictional universe - the Islands of Ac-Ac, whose pride and joy is the educational institution of Ac-Ac U. Into this traditionally made world fall the narrator and her feline companion. Their attempted integration into this dystopian world leads the reader on a self-conscious and role-questioning journey.
 

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Contents

In Which MM Lands on Her Feet
7
Why Be a Visiting Professor
13
In Which MM Describes Her Third Landing of Sorts
19
In Which MM Attends the Open Faculty Meeting
27
In Which MM Participates in the Induction into
33
In Which MM Feels OverReceived
43
In Which MM Goes through the Faculty List at DULL
49
In Which MM Takes Steps to Set Up the Legendary
57
In Which MM Introduces S P T Directly to
73
Visiting Appointment
111
In Which MM Finally Attends the Promotion
129
Make a Promise
165
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Fedwa Malti-Douglas is The Martha C. Kraft Professor of Humanities at Indiana University. She is the author of several books, including Structures of Avarice: The Bukhala' in Medieval Arabic Literature; Blindness and Autobiography: al-Ayyam of Taha Husayn; Woman's Body, Woman's Word: Gender and Discourse in Arabo-Islamic Writing; and Men, Women, and God(s): Nawal El Saadawi and Arab Feminist Poetics; and co-author (with A. Douglas) of Arab Comic Strips: Politics of an Emerging Mass Culture.

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