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D.Phil, Oxford

Bashir Abu-Manneh is Reader in Postcolonial Literature, Director of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies, and author of The Palestinian Novel: From 1948 to the Present (2016) and Fiction of the New Statesman, 1913-1939 (2011). He has also edited a collection of essays on Edward Said – as literary critic and postcolonial theorist – entitled After Said: Postcolonial Literary Studies in the Twenty-First Century (2019).

After Said

Research interests

Global English and Literatures of the Middle East

Literary Realism & Modernism

Literary and Cultural Theory (Marxist and Postcolonial)

Contact Information

Address

Office: W3.N4 (Rutherford)

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Publications

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Book
Abu-Manneh, B. (2016). The Palestinian Novel From 1948 to the Present. [Online]. Cambridge University Press. Available at: http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/literature/european-and-world-literature-general-interest/palestinian-novel-1948-present?format=HB&isbn=9781107136526.
Abu-Manneh, B. (2011). Fiction of the New Statesman, 1913-1939. University of Delaware Press.
Edited book
Abu-Manneh, B. ed. (2018). After Said: Postcolonial Literary Studies in the Twenty-First Century. [Online]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available at: https://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/literature/literary-theory/after-said-postcolonial-literary-studies-twenty-first-century?format=PB.
Book section
Abu-Manneh, B. (2007). Israel's Colonial Siege and the Palestinians. In: Panitch, L. and Leys, C. eds. Socialist Register 2008: Global Flashpoints - Reactions to Imperialism and Neoliberalism. The Merlin Press Ltd, pp. 101-120.
Abu-Manneh, B. (2007). Towards Liberation: Michel Khleifi's Ma'loul and Canticle. In: Dreams of a Nation: On Palestinian Cinema. Verso, pp. 58-69.
Article
Abu-Manneh, B. (2018). Global Capitalism and the Novel. Modernism/Modernity print plus [Online] 2. Available at: https://doi.org/10.26597/mod.0034.
Abu-Manneh, B. (2015). Tonalities of Defeat and Palestinian Modernism. Minnesota Review [Online] 85:56-79. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00265667-3144652.
Abu-Manneh, B. (2014). Palestinian Trajectories: Novel and Politics since 1948. Modern Language Quarterly [Online] 75:511-539. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00267929-2796886.
Abu-Manneh, B. (2013). Palestinian actualities. Race & Class [Online] 54:87-96. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0306396812464167.
Shalom, S. (2008). The Question of Palestine: Interview with Stephen R. Shalom. New Politics [Online Interview]:53-64. Available at: http://newpol.org/content/question-palestine.
Abu-Manneh, B. (2006). Israel in US Empire Glover, D. M. ed. [Online]. Available at: https://www.lwbooks.co.uk/new-formations/59.
Internet publication
Abu-Manneh, B. (2006). In Palestine, a Dream Deferred [Online Article]. Available at: http://www.thenation.com/article/palestine-dream-deferred/.
Review
Abu-Manneh, B. (2004). Journey Towards a Route in Common. Middle East Report 231:46-47.
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Research supervision

I welcome research projects on Postcolonial and Middle Eastern Literatures, and on Marxism and Postcolonial Theory.

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Last Updated: 06/12/2018