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Elements of Gothicism in Nathaniel Hawthornes Young Goodman Brown

By LoriAnn Alnaizy


Nathaniel Hawthorne will forever be etched in American literary history for his ability to probe the inner fears and complexities of the human psyche. With his well-known masterpieces like The Scarlet Letter...Read more

The Vicious Cycle of Othering: The Futility of Resistance in Kanafanis Men in the Sun and Coetzees Waiting for the Barbarians

By Marziah Rashid


Both Ghassan Kanafani’s short story “Men in the Sun” (1999) and J. M. Coetzee’s novel Waiting for the Barbarians (2004) involve a character who, by virtue of occupying a position that allocates him agency...Read more


Traces of History: Writing History as Resistance in Emile Habiby’s The Pessoptimist and J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians

By Farah Nada


If history is to be understood as a series of recorded events rather than the events themselves, then the act of writing or recording history is of significant importance, particularly in the contexts of colonial...Read more


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