Review: Sawires-Masseli, Arab American Novels Post-9/11: Classical Storytelling Motifs against Outsidership

Sawires-Masseli, Marie-Christin. Arab American Novels Post-9/11: Classical Storytelling Motifs against Outsidership. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. (Volume 293 of American Studies) ISBN 978-3825369217. €45 (Hardback). 301pp.  In his 1915 speech on “Americanism,” President Theodore Roosevelt insisted that “There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism,” because “[o]ur allegiance must be purely to the United States” … Continue reading Review: Sawires-Masseli, Arab American Novels Post-9/11: Classical Storytelling Motifs against Outsidership