Islam in the Eastern African Novel

  • Authors
  • Emad Mirmotahari

Part of the Literatures and Cultures of the Islamic World book series (LCIW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Emad Mirmotahari
    Pages 1-25
  3. Emad Mirmotahari
    Pages 27-50
  4. Emad Mirmotahari
    Pages 73-96
  5. Emad Mirmotahari
    Pages 123-139
  6. Emad Mirmotahari
    Pages 141-166
  7. Emad Mirmotahari
    Pages 167-167
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 169-208

About this book

Introduction

This study of the sub-Saharan African novel interprets representations of Islam as a central organising presence that generates new conceptual questions and demands new critical frameworks with which to approach categories like nationhood, race, diaspora, immigration, and Africa's multiple colonial pasts.

Keywords

Africa African concept dictatorship history India Indian interpret Islam memory migration novel pilgrim religion typology

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