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MULOSIGE Reading List: International Solidarity and World Literature

By |2019-07-31T09:39:07+01:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Digital Humanities and Archiving, Horn of Africa, Literary Criticism, Maghreb, Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi, Poetry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This reading list was contributed by Dr Anna Bernard and challenges the choice between nation and transnationalism that has often seemed central to theorizations of world literature, but which has tended to bypass internationalist networks of anti-colonial writers working within discrete national contexts.

Un-othering ‘trauma’ through Arabic fiction: A case study in re-defining the terms of critical thought

By |2018-05-02T13:16:01+01:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , , , |

Looking at two distinctly different types of trauma narratives written in Arabic, Under the Midmorning Sun by Ibrahim Nasrallah (2002) and B as in Beirut (1997, trans 2008) by Iman Humaydan, the paper gives short readings that disrupt two pillars of trauma theory.

International Solidarity in World Literature

By |2019-04-12T14:41:23+01:00December 7th, 2016|Categories: Podcast, Poetry|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In this podcast Dr Anna Bernard (King's College London) examines internationalist world literature by returning to a previous moment in world literary history: a selection of English-language poetry anthologies that were circulated within the anti-apartheid and Palestine solidarity movements in Britain in the 1970s and early 1980s.