Palestinian Modernism: Meaning Making and Alternative Historical Practices in Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail

@article{Aamir2022PalestinianMM,
  title={Palestinian Modernism: Meaning Making and Alternative Historical Practices in Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail},
  author={Fatima Aamir},
  journal={Journal of Palestine Studies},
  year={2022},
  volume={51},
  pages={27 - 42}
}
  • Fatima Aamir
  • Published 19 April 2022
  • Art
  • Journal of Palestine Studies
Abstract This article explores both the collapse of Palestinian futurity and practices of alternative meaning making in Adania Shibli’s novel Minor Detail. Through her unique negotiation with Palestinian literary modernism, including her defamiliarizing engagement of realist aesthetics within the text, as well as the defining role she assigns Israeli settler colonialism in producing modernist alienation, Shibli troubles historical truth and avoids the close-ended museumification of events… 

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