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miriam cooke is an American born, British trained academic in Middle Eastern/Arab world studies. She focuses on modern Arabic literature, and connecting women's narratives of war stories to a critical reassessment of their role in the public sphere.

She is a professor of modern Arabic literature and culture at Duke University. She received her doctorate from the St Antony's College, Oxford in 1980. She is the author of several books, including "Yahya Haqqi: the Anatomy of an Egyptian Intellectual", War's Other Voices: Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War, "Women and the War Story", "Women Claim Islam: Creating Islamic Feminism through Literature", "Dissident Syria: Making Oppositional Arts Official" and a novel entitled "Hayati, My Life". She co-edited Opening the Gates: A Century of Arab Feminist Writing.

She describes herself as an advocate of "Islamic feminism" and asserts that "Islamic feminists are declaring that [...] Islam is the ideal just society, but that social justice entails equality for all, including women."[1] She encourages interpreting the Qur'an in a "very woman friendly-way."

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Total Books: 21
Dancing in Damascus Creativity Resilience and the Syrian Revolution
Tribal Modern Branding New Nations in the Arab Gulf
2014 - Tribal Modern Branding New Nations in the Arab Gulf (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520280090
ISBN-10: 0520280091
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Nazira Zeineddine A Pioneer of Islamic Feminism
2010 - Nazira Zeineddine a Pioneer of Islamic Feminism [Makers of/Modern Muslim World] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781851687695
ISBN-10: 1851687696
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
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Mediterranean Passages Readings from Dido to Derrida
2008 - Mediterranean Passages Readings From Dido to Derrida (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780807831830
ISBN-10: 0807831832
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Dissident Syria Making Oppositional Arts Official
2007 - Dissident Syria Making Oppositional Arts Official (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780822340164
ISBN-10: 082234016X
Genre: History
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Women Claim Islam Creating Islamic Feminism Through Literature
Hayati My Life
2000 - Hayati My Life [Arab American Writing] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780815606710
ISBN-10: 0815606710
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Global Voices Contemporary Literature from the Non-Western World
1994 - Global Voices Contemporary Literature From the Non-western World (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780132997935
ISBN-10: 0132997932
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Gendering War Talk
1993 - Gendering War Talk (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780691069807
ISBN-10: 0691069808
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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War's Other Voices Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War
1988 - War's Other Voices Women Writers on the Lebanese Civil War [Cambridge Middle East Library] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521341929
ISBN-10: 0521341922
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The anatomy of an Egyptian intellectual Yahya Haqqi
The Anatomy of an Egyptian Intellectual Yahya Haqqi (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780894103964
ISBN-10: 0894103962
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Women Write War Centring of the Beirut Decentrists
Women Write War Centring of the Beirut Decentrists (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781870552059
ISBN-10: 1870552059
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