By K. Abdel-Malek,Mouna El Kahla

This individual anthology provides for the 1st time in English trip essays by means of Arabic writers who've visited the US within the moment 1/2 the century. The view of the United States which emerges from those debts is instantaneously attention-grabbing and illuminating, yet by no means monolithic. The writers hail from numerous viewpoints, areas, and backgrounds, so their descriptions of the USA another way interact and revise Arab pre-conceptions of american citizens and the West. the rustic figures as every little thing from the unchanging different, the very antithesis of the Arab self, to the seductive lady, to the opposite who's either praiseworthy and reprehensible.

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