Islamic literature in contemporary Turkey : from epic to novel /

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Author / Creator: Çayır, Kenan.
Format: Book
Edition:First edition.
Imprint: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Online Access:Table of contents only
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Summary:This book explores the changing understandings of Islam by focusing on the Islamist movement's production of literary fiction since the early 1980s. By focusing on Islamic literary narratives of the period, this study introduces issues of change, space, history and analytical relation that are excluded by the essentialist reading of Islamism.
Physical Description:xxxv, 204 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-198) and index.
Author Notes:KENAN CAYIR is Assistant Professor of sociology at Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey.