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Research Interests for miriam cooke

Research Interests: 20th Century, Criticism, Feminist Theory, Comp Lit, and Arabic

She has travelled and researched in Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco and Syria. Her first book dealt with the writings of one of Egypt's leading intellectuals of the 20th century, Yahya Haqqi. Subsequently, her interests turned to the writings of women, especially those that deal with issues of war and gender in the postcolonial Arab world. Her recently published book, Women Claim Islam, analyzes the discourse of Islamic feminists.

Recent Publications
  1. 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]
  2. Cooke, M, On Arabic: Reflections from Edinburgh University to Duke University, in The Arabic Classroom: Context, Text and Learners (April, 2019), pp. 63-68, ISBN 9780429435713 [doi]
  3. Cooke, M, Murad vs. ISIS: Rape as a weapon of genocide, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 15 no. 3 (January, 2019), pp. 261-285 [doi[abs]
  4. Cooke, M, Egyptian women's writings, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 13 no. 1 (March, 2017), pp. 69-70 [doi]
  5. Cooke, M, Arab women writers 1980-2010, in Arabic Literature for the Classroom: Teaching Methods, Theories, Themes and Texts (January, 2017), pp. 40-53, ISBN 9781138211964 [doi]

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