The Translator

Juli Anne
Mind Map by Juli Anne, updated more than 1 year ago
Juli Anne
Created by Juli Anne about 4 years ago
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A mindmap about Leila Aboulela's novel The Translator.

Resource summary

The Translator
1 published 1999
2 Leila Aboulela
2.1 first novel
2.1.1 Caine Prize for African Writing
3 setting
3.1 Khartoum
3.2 Aberdeen
4 characters
4.1 Sammar
4.1.1 "a Muslim Jane Eyre"

Annotations:

  • quote Aboulela, http://www.leila-aboulela.com/books/the-translator/inspiration/
4.1.1.1 "I visualized Sammar as the ordinary girl- next-door placed in a romantic predicament"

Annotations:

  • quote Aboulela, http://www.leila-aboulela.com/books/the-translator/inspiration/
4.1.1.1.1 widow
4.1.1.1.1.1 Arabic translator at the University of Aberdeen
4.1.1.1.1.1.1 very religious
4.1.1.1.1.2 car accident
4.2 Rae
4.2.1 Islamic scholar
5 further reading
5.1 masculinity in The Translator

Annotations:

  • http://www.jmmsweb.org/issues/volume1/number2/pp170-182
5.2 Orientalism - Edward Said
5.3 Translating silence, transmitting faith: Personal and cultural understanding in Leila Aboulela's The Translator

Annotations:

  • http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1390295075_Alaa.pdf
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