Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Edinburgh, 2005.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Modern Arabic fiction in Kuwait : emergence and development -- The Kuwaiti female literary tradition : an overview -- Male domination, female fury in Kuwaiti women's short stories -- Subverting patriarchy : women's defiance and solidarity in Layl al-'Uthmn's Wasmiyya takhruj min al-bahr -- Race, class, war, and gender in ayyiba al-Ibrhm's Mudhakkirt khdim -- Culture and gender : sexuality, femininity, and identity in Fawziyya S. al-Slim's Muzn.
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