"Habituation Devours Things": Radwa Ashour's Specters and the E(n)strangement of Life-Writing

In Specters, her multi-genre novel-length work of life-writing, Radwa Ashour engages with the Russian Formalist Viktor Shklovsky's theory of "enstrangement" or "defamiliarization" to explore how history shapes lives and lives shape history. The double-voiced narration and mi...

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Volume: 12
Main Author: Andrea, Bernadette
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: The Netherlands Brill 01.10.2014
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 12; no. 2-3; pp. 169 - 194
Data of publication: 20141000
ISSN: 1569-2078
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature
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