Books from 2022

Latin American and Arab Literature: Transcontinental Exchanges, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser


A Passage to More than India: The Suez Canal in the Politics and Poetics of Walt Whitman, Ferial J. Ghazoul


المرأة في خطاب التنوير عند جابر عصفور Al-Mar’a fi khitab al-tanwir ‘ind Gaber Asfour, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Neoplatonist Echoes in Modern Arabic Poetry: The Case of Muḥammad ʿAfīfī Maṭar, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Anthropology in Egypt, 1900-1967: culture, function, and reform الانتروبولوجيا في مصر 1900 - 1967 الثقافة، الوظيفة، الإصلاح, Nicholas S. Hopkins

Contradiction and Allegorization: Middleton’s A Game at Chess and Althusser’s Theatrical Thought, Martin Moraw

Contradiction and Allegorization: Middleton’s A Game at Chess and Althusser’s Theatrical Thought, Martin Moraw

Book Chapters from 2021


Translation and North African Letters, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser


An intimate portrait of an iconic poet, Ferial J. Ghazoul


Abu Nuwas: The Poet as an Iconoclast Legend, Ferial J. Ghazoul and John S. Verlenden

Discourses of Donne: A Genealogy of Critical Memory, William Donald Melaney

Figural Space: Semiotic and the Aesthetic Imaginary, William Donald Melaney

Book Chapters from 2020

Latin America and North Africa: Latin American Iconography in Arabic Literature, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser


Alif 40: Mapping New Directions in the Humanities, Ferial J. Ghazoul and Walid El Hamamsy

Joseph Cinque: Reframing and Reclaiming the Muslim Presence in the Amistad Revolt, Rebecca Hankins and Balthazar I. Beckett

From the Hashish in Breton to the Hashish in Golo Genre Fluidity and International Imaginaries in Egyptian Surrealism, May Hawas

Preface What is World Literature-of Arabic?, May Hawas and Theo D'Haen

Book Chapters from 2019

Translations of Nasser between the Public and the Private, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser


Transnational Drama: Theater and Performance / الدراما العابرة للقوميات: ﺍﻟﻤﺴﺮﺡ والأداء, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Together: Collaborative Translation of the Untranslatable, Ferial J. Ghazoul and John S. Verlenden

Book Chapters from 2018

Anglophone Arab Autobiography and the Postcolonial Middle East: Najla Said and Hisham Matar, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser

Palestine and Latin America: Lina Meruane’s Volverse Palestina and Nathalie Handal’s La Estrella Invisible., Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser


Alif 38: Translation and the Production of Knowledge(s), Ferial J. Ghazoul

Al-Riyada fi al-riwaya: Thulathiyyat Edwar al-Kharrat, Ferial J. Ghazoul


A Thousand Faces of Baghdad, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Secularism, Sectarianism, and Spirituality in Sinan Antoon’s The Corpse Washer, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Taha Hussein and the case for world literature, May Hawas

The crises of world literature: Suez from building to Bandung, May Hawas

The routledge companion to world literature and world history, May Hawas

Contemplating the Past and Future of Arabic Literature, Taha Hussein

Ranciere's Proust: A Rebirth of Aesthetics, William Donald Melaney

Between Latin America and the Arab world: Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Alberto Ruy Sánchez in Morocco, Tahia Abdel Nasser

Lucian's Prolaliai: An Intermediate Greek Reader, Stephen Albert Nimis

Submissions from 2017

Arab and Latin American Literature: Mourid Barghouti, Najla Said, and Lina Meruane in Palestine, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser

Literary Autobiography and Arab National Struggles, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser

Review of Hanadi al-Samman’s Anxiety of Erasure: Trauma, Authorship, and the Diaspora in Arab Women’s Writings, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser


Alif 37: Literature and Journalism, Ferial J. Ghazoul


Arabian Aesthetics in European Modernism, Ferial J. Ghazoul


Barbara Harlow: The Formative Egyptian Period, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Alterity and Criticism: Tracing Time in Modern Literature, William Donald Melaney

Bildungsroman, William Donald Melaney

Theban autochthony and athenian ideology in the Phoenissae of euripides, Stephen Nimis


American Indian studies and Palestine solidarity: The importance of impetuous definitions, Steven Salaita

Submissions from 2016

Cosmology in H.D.’S Trilogy: Poetics, Logos and Trace, William Donald Melaney


Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine, Steven Salaita

The reception of U.S. discourse on the Egyptian revolution: Between the popular and the official, Mounira Soliman

Submissions from 2015

Revolution and Cien años de soledad in Naguib Mahfouz's Layālī alf laylah, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser

Revolutionary Poetics and Translation, Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser


Greening in Contemporary Arabic Literature: The Transformation of Mythic Motifs in Postcolonial Discourse, Ferial J. Ghazoul

The Arab translator as hero, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Shelley, Hermeneutics and Poetics: Metaphor as Translation, William Donald Melaney

Black light, white revolution: Translation, adaptation, and appropriation in galway kinnell’s cold war writings on Iran, Amy Motlagh

Revolution and Cien años de soledad in Naguib Mahfouz's Layālī alf laylah, Tahia Abdel Nasser

Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom, Steven Salaita

Submissions from 2014

Humanising Islam's message and messenger in postcolonial literature, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Ariika bean bags: A successful brand capable of international expansion?, Rania Hussein and Hend Mostafa

Between exile and elegy, Palestine and Egypt: Mourid Barghouti's poetry and memoirs, Tahia Abdel Nasser

Books from 2013

Nasser My Husband, Tahia Gamal Abdel Nasser and Tahia Khaled Gamal Abdel Nasser

Folktales in(to) postcolonial narratives and aesthetics, Ferial Ghazoul

Submissions from 2012

Near the Congo: Langston hughes and the geopolitics of internationalist poetry, Ira Dworkin

Edward Said and the practice of comparative literature, Ferial J. Ghazoul

Heidegger’s Allegory of Reading: On Nietzsche and the Tradition, William Donald Melaney

Books from 2011


Alif 31: The Other Americas, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor

Blanchot’s Inaugural Poetics: Visibility and the Infinite Conversation, William Donald Melaney


Malraux’s Hope: Allegory and the Voices of Silence, William Donald Melaney


Material Difference: Modernism and the Allegories of Discourse, William Donald Melaney

Ricoeur’s Transcendental Concern: A Hermeneutics of Discourse, William Donald Melaney


Israel’s Dead Soul, Steven Salaita

Modern Arab American Fiction: A Reader’s Guide, Steven Salaita

Submissions from 2010


Concocting Terrorism off the Reservation: Liberal Orientalism in Sherman Alexie's Post-9/11 Fiction, Steven Salaita

Submissions from 2009

Sartre’s Phenomenology of History: Community, Agency and Comprehension, William Donald Melaney

Sartre's Postcartesian Ontology: On Negation and Existence, William Donald Melaney

Books from 2008

Alif 28: Artistic Adaptations: Approaches and Positions, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor


Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873–1999, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor


Curricular Activism and Academic Freedom: Representations of Arabs and Muslims in Print and Internet Media, Steven Salaita

The Uncultured Wars: Arabs, Muslims, and the Poverty of Liberal Thought, Steven Salaita

Books from 2007


Alif 27: Childhood: creativity and representation, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor


Edward Said and Critical Decolonization, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor

Kristeva’s Subject-in-Process: From Structure to Semiotic Criticism, William Donald Melaney


Arab American Literary Fictions, Cultures, and Politics, Steven Salaita

Submissions from 2006

Rilke’s Semiotic Potential: Iconicity and Performance, William Donald Melaney


Anti-Arab Racism in the USA: Where It Comes From and What It Means For Politics Today, Steven Salaita

The Holy Land in Transit: Colonialism and the Quest for Canaan, Steven Salaita

Submissions from 2005

Ambiguous Difference: Ethical Concern in Byron's "Manfred", William Donald Melaney

Arendt’s Revision of Praxis: On Plurality and Narrative Experience, William Donald Melaney


Ethnic Identity and Imperative Patriotism: Arab Americans before and after 9/11, Steven Salaita

Books from 2004


Alif 24: Archaeology of literature: tracing the old in the new, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor

Merleau-Ponty and Expressive Life: A Hermeneutical Study, William Donald Melaney

Books from 2003


Alif 23: Literature and the Sacred, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor

An Archeology of Beginnings: Phenomenology and the Space of the World, William Donald Melaney

Books from 2002


Alif 22: The language of the self: autobiographies and testimonies, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor


T. S. Eliot's Poetics of Self: Reopening "Four Quartets" / ﺕ. ﺱ. ﺇﻟﻴﻮﺕ ﻭﺷﻌﺮﻳﺔ ﺍﻟﺬﺍﺕ: ﻋﻮﺩ ﺍﺳﺘﻜﺸﺎﻓﻲ ﺇﻟﻰ ((ﺃﺭﺑﻊ ﺭﺑﺎﻋﻴﺎﺕ, William Donald Melaney

Books from 2001


Alif 21: The lyrical phenomenon, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor

After Ontology: Literary Theory and Modernist Poetics, William Donald Melaney

Coleridge and the Appearing Earth: An Essay on the Other in Language, William Donald Melaney


Sand Niggers, Small Shops, and Uncle Sam: Cultural Negotiation in the Fiction of Joseph Geha and Diana Abu-Jaber, Steven Salaita

Books from 2000

Alif 20: The hybrid literary text: Arab creative authors writing in foreign languages, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor

Aesthetic Worlds: Rimbaud, Williams and Baroque Form, William Donald Melaney

Books from 1999


Alif 19: Gender and knowledge: contribution of gender perspectives to intellectual formations, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor

Books from 1998


Alif 18: Post-Colonial Discourse in South Asia, Ferial J. Ghazoul Professor