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By K. Abdel-Malek,Mouna El Kahla

This distinctive anthology provides for the 1st time in English trip essays through Arabic writers who've visited the USA within the moment half the century. The view of the USA which emerges from those debts is instantaneously interesting and illuminating, yet by no means monolithic. The writers hail from a number of viewpoints, areas, and backgrounds, so their descriptions of the United States otherwise interact and revise Arab pre-conceptions of usa citizens and the West. the rustic figures as every thing from the unchanging different, the very antithesis of the Arab self, to the seductive woman, to the opposite who's either praiseworthy and reprehensible.

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