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miriam cooke, Professor, Asian & African Languages & Literature

miriam cooke
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Office Location:  2101 Campus Dr
Email Address: send me a message
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Ph.D.University of Oxford (United Kingdom)1980
D.Phil.Oxford University1980
M.A.University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)1971

Literature & Culture
Gender & Islam
Middle East & North Africa
Research Interests: 20th Century, Criticism, Feminist Theory, Comp Lit, and Arabic


Middle East • Mediterranean • Feminism • Arabic

Curriculum Vitae
Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Basima Shaheen  
  • Anna Levett  
  • Louis Yako  
  • • Yaqeen Fouad  
  • Yasmine Khayyat  
  • SherAli Tareen “Arabic Literature, Religion and Innovation” 2009 MA  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Cooke, M, The Daughter of Isis at Duke University, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 18 no. 1 (March, 2022), pp. 150-155 [doi]
  2. Cooke, M, Introduction, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 18 no. 1 (March, 2022), pp. 147-149 [doi]
  3. Cooke, M, Novel Traces of the Qur'an?, Novel a Forum on Fiction, vol. 54 no. 3 (November, 2021), pp. 467-469, Duke University Press [doi]
  4. Cooke, M, Intelligent souls? Feminist orientalism in eighteenth-century English literature, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 17 no. 2 (July, 2021), pp. 271-273 [doi]
  5. Cooke, M, Displacement, war, and exile in simone fattal's works and days, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 16 no. 1 (January, 2020), pp. 100-102, Duke University Press [doi]