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Women and the War Story

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In a book that radically and fundamentally revises the way we think about war, Miriam Cooke charts the emerging tradition of women's contributions to what she calls the "War Story," a genre formerly reserved for men. Concentrating on the contemporary literature of the Arab world, Cooke looks at how alternatives to the master narrative challenge the authority of experience ...more
Paperback, 309 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by University of California Press (first published December 2nd 1996)
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Miriam Cooke is Professor and Director of Asian and African Languages and Literatures at Duke University. She is the author of Women and the War Story (1997) and Gendering War Talk (1993), and co-editor of Opening the Gates: A Century of Arab Feminist Writing (1990).
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