The skin of the Burqa: Recent life narratives from Afghanistan

Whitlock, G. L. (2005) The skin of the Burqa: Recent life narratives from Afghanistan. Biography-an Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 28 1: 54-76. doi:10.1353/bio.2005.0040

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Author Whitlock, G. L.
Title The skin of the Burqa: Recent life narratives from Afghanistan
Journal name Biography-an Interdisciplinary Quarterly   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0162-4962
Publication date 2005
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1353/bio.2005.0040
Volume 28
Issue 1
Start page 54
End page 76
Total pages 23
Editor C. Howes
Place of publication Honolulu
Publisher Univ Hawaii Press
Collection year 2005
Language eng
Subject C1
420399 Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified
751005 Communication across languages and cultures
Abstract The "war on terror" has been associated with an extraordinary proliferation of Afghan autoethnographies in the Western marketplace. In this article, various implications and connotations of this are read to explore the ethical engagements of life narrative in these times.
Keyword Literature
Q-Index Code C1

 
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