Passage to a New Wor(l)d
Exile & Restoration in Mahmoud
Darwish's Writings 1960-1995

By Anette Mansson
June 2003
Uppsala University
ISBN: 91-554-5525-5
269 pages, 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"
$57.50 Paper Original

Contents of this doctoral dissertation include: Introduction, Stories of exile, Mahmoud Darwish, Patterns of separation and loss, Pre-Islamic models for the aborted rite of passage, Resisting exclusion, Mythological prototypes, Patterns of liminality, Mythological place as liminal space, Patterns of reintegration: Identity in jeopardy, Re-actualizing religious mythology, Concluding discussions, Bibliography.

Language Studies; Middle East
Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis Studia Semitica Upsaliensia No. 17

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