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1. Can the Postcolonial Critic Speak? Orientalism and the Rusdie Affair
2. Millennium without Arabs?
3. The North as Apocalypse
4. Women’s Freedom in Muslim Spaces
Conclusion: Indispensable Polyentricity
“An important book. Coming from a different intellectual perspective, Majid qualifies and expands the ordinary terms of postcolonial discourse and he does so from a genuinely international intellectual position. There are few academics writing today who draw on the cultural and literary range that Majid does here.”—Leila N. Ahmed, author of Women and Gender in Islam — N/A
“This excellent book is full of passionate, polemical scholarship. Majid covers a wide-ranging territory—the persistence of ‘orientalist’ discourse, ‘Arab’ nationalism, ‘Islamic fundamentalism,’ postcolonial criticism, a critique of capitalism, contemporary Muslim feminist scholarship, and (black) African novels from Islamic cultural backgrounds. This timely book will make a significant contribution to current debates about progressive social, political, and cultural directions.”— Abdul JanMohamed, University of California, Berkeley — N/A
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Anouar Majid is Associate Professor of English at the University of New England in Maine.
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