The Resource Teaching Arabs, Writing Self : Memoirs of an Arab-American Woman, (electronic resource)

Teaching Arabs, Writing Self : Memoirs of an Arab-American Woman, (electronic resource)

Label
Teaching Arabs, Writing Self : Memoirs of an Arab-American Woman
Title
Teaching Arabs, Writing Self
Title remainder
Memoirs of an Arab-American Woman
Title variation
Teaching Arabs, Writing Self
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Evelyn Shakir's witty, wise, and beautifully written memoir explores her status as an Arab American woman, from the subtle bigotry she faced in Massachusetts as a second-generation Lebanese whose parents were not only foreign but eccentric, to the equally poignant blend of dislocation and homecoming she felt in Bahrain, Syria, and Lebanon, where she taught American literature to university students.In America, growing up in the 1950s and ?60s, her world encompassed Boston's Revere Beach (her uncle ran the famous Cyclone roller-coaster) and the world of academia (she has degrees fr
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shakir, Evelyn
Dewey number
  • 818.603
  • 818/.603
Language note
English
LC call number
  • DS218
  • PE64.S43
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Arabs
  • English teachers -- Middle East -- Biography
  • Lebanese American women -- Massachusetts -- Biography
  • Lebanese Americans --Massachusetts -- Biography
  • Perception -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
  • Shakir, Evelyn, 1938-
  • Shakir, Evelyn, 1938- -- Travel -- Middle East
  • Stereotype (Psychology)
  • English teachers
  • Lebanese American women
  • Lebanese Americans
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • English Language
Label
Teaching Arabs, Writing Self : Memoirs of an Arab-American Woman, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Teaching Arabs, Writing Self; Title Page; Copyright; Dedicate; Contents; Preface; I. Childhood; At Home and Away: Thirteen Takes on Growing Up Arab in America; Mother; Revere Beach; II. Teaching Abroad; A Fulbright in Lebanon; Teaching Arab-American Literature in Bahrain; A Fullbright in Damascus; III. Think Again; Cancer; Why I Write
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (199 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781623710422
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000493682
  • (EBL)1569113
  • (SSID)ssj0001061757
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12493522
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001061757
  • (PQKBWorkID)11110482
  • (PQKB)10151034
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000493682
Label
Teaching Arabs, Writing Self : Memoirs of an Arab-American Woman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Teaching Arabs, Writing Self; Title Page; Copyright; Dedicate; Contents; Preface; I. Childhood; At Home and Away: Thirteen Takes on Growing Up Arab in America; Mother; Revere Beach; II. Teaching Abroad; A Fulbright in Lebanon; Teaching Arab-American Literature in Bahrain; A Fullbright in Damascus; III. Think Again; Cancer; Why I Write
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (199 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781623710422
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000493682
  • (EBL)1569113
  • (SSID)ssj0001061757
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12493522
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001061757
  • (PQKBWorkID)11110482
  • (PQKB)10151034
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000493682

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