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An Afro-Arabian Shawl

Citation: Aden, Mohamed and Brioni, Simone An Afro-Arabian Shawl. Fra-intendimenti . pp. 83-88. (Unpublished)

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Kaha Mohamed Aden’s collection of short stories, Fra-intendimenti, was published in 2010 by Nottetempo. As Alessandra Marino points out, this title “introduces the central theme of the precariousness of intercultural communication as a border practice. The deconstruction of the Italian word fraintendimenti, literally meaning ‘misunderstandings’, refers both to the migrants’ condition of living in-between (fra) languages and discourses (intendimenti), and to the risk of failure that is embedded in the exercise of cultural negotiation” (Rev. of Fra-intendimenti by Kaha Mohamed Aden, Anglistica, 15. 1, 2011: 139).

Creators: Aden, Mohamed and Brioni, Simone and
Subjects: Culture, Language & Literature
Divisions: Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women's Writing


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