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The Palestinian Tradition of the Oppressed and the Colonial Genealogy of Israel's State of Exception

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter six examines the significance of emergency law during the period between the British mandate in Palestine and the formation of the State of Israel, and considers the ways in which literary ... More


Objects of Return

Marianne Hirsch

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the incongruities, implausibilities, and impossibilities, as well as the fractured shapes characterizing the impulse to return and its narrative and visual enactments, by ... More


Epilogue: Iphrat Goshen and His Wife Miriam Move Intosaid’s Home in Hallisa

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This epilogue presents a reading of the novella Return to Haifa (1970), written by Palestinian author Ghassan Kanafani while exiled in Beirut. The work deals with an encounter between Said and ... More


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