After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East

After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East

by Brian Edwards

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ISBN-13: 9780231540551
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 23 MB
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About the Author

Brian T. Edwards is Crown Professor in Middle East Studies and professor of English and comparative literary studies at Northwestern University, where he is also the founding director of the Middle East and North African Studies Program. He is the author of Morocco Bound: Disorienting America's Maghreb, from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express (2005) and a coeditor of Globalizing American Studies (2010). His articles have been published in the Believer, Public Culture, the Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere.
Brian Edwards is Crown Professor in Middle East Studies and professor of English, Comparative Literary Studies, and American Studies at Northwestern University. He is the author of After the American Century:The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East (Columbia University Press, 2016) and Morocco Bound: Disorienting America's Maghreb, from Casablanca to the Marrakech Express (Duke University Press, 2005).

Table of Contents

Preface
1. After the American Century: Ends of Circulation
2. Jumping Publics: Egyptian Fictions of the Digital Age
3. "Argo Fuck Yourself": Iranian Cinema and the Curious Logics of Circulation
4. Coming Out in Casablanca: Shrek, Sex, and the Teen Pic in Contemporary Morocco
Epilogue: Embracing Orientalism in the Homeland
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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