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Hanan Hammad: "From Orientalism to Khomeinism: A Century of Persian Studies in Egypt"
Christine Gilmore: “A Minor Literature in a Major Voice”: Narrating Nubian Identity in Contemporary Egypt"
Mary Youssef: "The Aesthetics of Difference: History and Representations of Otherness in al-Nubi and Wahat al-ghurub"
Douja Mamelouk: "New National Discourses: Tunisian Women Write the Revolution"
Blake Atwood: "Tehran’s Textual Topography: Mapping Youth Culture in Contemporary Persian Literature"
Sharareh Frouzesh: "The Receding Horizon: Iranian Films and the Overcoming of the Melancholia of Justice"
Babak Elahi: "The Critic as Activist: The Art Review Discourse in Iran"
Amira El-Zein: "Mythological Tuareg Gods in Ibrahim al-Koni’s Work"
Balqis Al-Karaki: “'Like a Balcony': The Philosophical Text within the Poetic Metaphor"
Michael Beard: "Reflections on Modern Literatures of the Middle East" (Interview)
Asmaa Mouikel: "Middle Eastern Femininity and Feminist Narratives"
Haidar Khezri: "Arabic Comparative Literature: Intersections with West Asian Literature"
Dina Heshmat: "Mahfouz’s Cairo and Pamuk’s Istanbul: The City and Historical and Cultural Upheavals"
Marie Thérèse Abdelmessih: "National/Diasporic Exile: Crossroads and Future Prospects"
Farhad Shakely: "Kurdish Short Story: Emergence, Development, and Future Horizons"
Ahmed Gamal: "Retranslating Identity and Gender in Leila Aboulela’s The Translator and Lyrics Alley"
Doha Massabi: "Intertextuality between Kitab al-hub and the Sufi Text"
Mounira Soliman: "The History of Arab National Songs: A Popular Culture Approach"
Walid El Khachab: "Sufi Cinema and Filmic Poetry in Abbas Kiarostami’s Work"
Dalia Said Mostafa: "Filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Cinema of Social Relations in Contemporary Turkish Society"
Haifa Zangana: "A Non-Personal Portrait: Remembrance of a Hybrid Origin"
Tara Flynn Deubel: "Poetics of Diaspora: Sahrawi Poets and Postcolonial Transformations of a Trans-Saharan Genre in Northwest Africa" (Translated by Mohammed Birairi)
Alif 34 (2014): World Literature: Perspectives and Debates
Sabry Hafez: "World Literature After Orientalism: The Enduring Lure of the Occident"
Joseph R.Slaughter: "World Literature as Property"
Benjamin H.Ogden: "Quantum Criticism: A Poetics of Simultaneity for Global Literature"
Brian Doherty: "The Center Cannot Hold: The Development of World Literature Anthologies"
Barbara Lekatsas: "La pensée de midi: Mediterranean Cosmopolitanism in the Work of Camus, Cavafy, and Chahine"
Gretchen Head: "Confronting the Right-Thinking Bourgeoisie: Shukri, Genet, and a Poetics of Inversion"
Hala Ghoneim: "Imagined Audience and the Reception of World Literature: Reading Brooklyn Heights and Chicago"
Haifa Saud Alfaisal: "World Reading Strategies: Border Reading Bandarshah"
Anouar El Younssi: "An Exoticized World Literature: Ben Jelloun at the Two Shores of the Mediterranean"
Dia Al-Azzawi: "Plastic Art Intertwined with World Literature: An Iraqi Testimony"
Ziad Elmarsafy: "World Literature and the Worldliness of Literature"
Mohammad Salama: "World Literature Between Center and Margin: A Reading of Postcolonial Arabic Literature"
Samia Mehrez: "Mapping the Novel: Moretti and the Re-making of Literary History"
Erich Auerbach: "Philologieder Weltliteratur (Translated and introduced by Hala Farrag)"
Wen-chin Ouyang: "Intertextuality and Transformation: Collective Memory in Chinese and Arabic Historical Novels"
Esraa Shammari: "World Visions on “Strange(r)ness:" Wadih Saadeh’s Poetry as an Example"
Maisa Alkhawaja: "Mythical Elements and Existential Questioning in Darwish’s Jidariyya"
Fayza Haikal: "The Contribution of Pharaonic Literature to World Culture" (Interview)