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Sexuality and war

Evelyne Accad

Sexuality and war

literary masks of the Middle East

by Evelyne Accad

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lebanon,
  • Arab countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Arabic fiction -- Lebanon -- History and criticism.,
    • Arabic fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Lebanese fiction (French) -- History and criticism.,
    • Sex in literature.,
    • Feminism in literature.,
    • Violence in literature.,
    • Sexual animosity -- Lebanon.,
    • Sexual animosity -- Arab countries.,
    • Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990 -- Literature and the war.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-193) and index.

      StatementEvelyne Accad.
      SeriesFeminist crosscurrents
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPJ8082 .A23 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 198 p. ;
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2195001M
      ISBN 100814705952
      LC Control Number89014278


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