Text and Trauma: An East-West Primer

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Routledge, 1996 - Religion - 162 pages
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This work aims to be an essay in literary criticism with a difference. It explores the arena of textual offence in as objective a fashion as possible using selected novels by Najib Mahfuz, Nikos Kazantzakis and Salman Rushdie as case studies.
 

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Contents

1 PRETEXT
1
2 TEXT
9
3 CONTEXT
69
4 INTERTEXT
115
5 ANTITEXT
131
BIBLIOGRAPHY
137
INDEX
153
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Ian R. Netton is Professor of Arabic Studies at the University of Leeds. He is author or editor of sixteen books, including "A Popular Dictionary of Islam" (1997), "Sufi Ritual: The Parallel Universe" (2000) and (ed.) "Encyclopaedia of Islamic Civilization and Religion" (2006)

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