The First Nakba Novel? on Standing with Palestine

Rooney, Caroline R. (2018) The First Nakba Novel? on Standing with Palestine. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 20 (1). pp. 80-99. ISSN 1369-801X. (doi: (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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I wish to take this opportunity to respond to Bart Moore-Gilbert's essay “Palestine, Postcolonialism and Pessoptimism” by suggesting how its concerns might be amplified through a consideration of Ethel Mannin's nakba novel The Road to Beersheba (1963b). I offer my reading of Mannin's novel in the spirit of an unfinished dialogue with Bart Moore-Gilbert's work and as a tribute to his commitment to justice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Bart Moore-Gilbert, nakba novel, Palestine
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of English
Depositing User: Caroline Rooney
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2018 13:45 UTC
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2018 13:36 UTC
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