Literary Selfies Self-Identity in Indian Muslim English Fiction by Abdur Raheem Kidwai and Sherin Shervani

Literary Selfies: Self-Identity in Indian Muslim English Fiction by Abdur Raheem Kidwai and Sherin Shervani

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Literary Selfies: Self-Identity in Indian Muslim English Fiction, a collection of critical essays on the post —1940 Indian Muslim English Fiction analyses, in particular the creative works of Ahmed Ali, Shama Futehally, Qurratul Ain Hyder, Attia Hossain and Rokeya Sakhawat Hussain It studies their construct of self-identity negotiation as re-contextualization with modernity. Also it explores their depiction of the Indian Muslim life in the context of cross-cultural adaptation, pluralism, assimilation, marginality, gender disparity and inclusiveness. Abdur Raheem Kidwai is Professor of English and Director UGC Human Resource Development Centre at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. His areas of special interest are: Literary Orientalism, Muslim Fiction, Lord Byron and English Translations of the Quran. Some of his latest publications are Believing and Belonging: Critical Essays on British Muslim Fiction (2016) and Orientalism in English Literature: Perception of Islam and Muslims (2016). Sherin Shervani is a freelance ELT Consultant. Working as a content developer and teacher trainer with Collins; Subject Matter Expert with Merit Track; Teacher Trainer with English Access Micro-scholarship Program. Her areas of special interest are: English Language Teaching, Literary Orientalism and Muslim English Literature. Some of her recently published papers are: “Rethinking the Socio- Cultural Aspects of Qaisra Sharaz’s Novels” The Narrative of Diaspora ed. Dr. Rohit Phutela, 2016 and “Analyses of the Problems and Challenges faced by the Native Arabic Speaking, EFL Learners” in The Touchstone, An International Refereed Journal of English Literature and Language, ISSN-2347-8799, Dec. 2015.