War & Nation/Nation-building & Gender

Sinah, Mrinalini. "Gender and Nation." In Women's History in Global Perspective, edited by Bonnie G. Smith, 229-275. Vol. 1. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004.
Levine, Philippa. Gender and Empire (Anthology). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Accad, Evelyne. Sexuality and War: Literary Masks of the Middle East. New York: New York University Press, 1990.

Contents: 1. Sexuality and sexual politics: conflicts and contradictions for contemporary women. 2. An occulted aspect of the war in Lebanon. 3. Hanan al-Shaykh: despair, resignation, masochism, and madness. 4. Etel Adnan: courage, engagement, and self-sacrifice. 5. Andrée Chedid: determination, vision, endurance, and belief in humanity. 6. Active nonviolence versus victimization. 7. Tawfiq Yusuf Awwa : revolution, ethics, revenge, and destiny. 8. Halim Barakat: despair, fear, revolt, tradition, and heroism. 9.

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