Amal Amireh teaches Middle Eastern and world literature at George Mason University. She is author of The Factory Girl and the Seamstress: Imagining Gender and Class in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (2000), and co-editor, with Lisa Suhair Majaj, of Going Global: The Transnational Reception of Third World Women Writers (2000).
Arab Women Writers' Problems and Prospects
Against the Current, No. 67, March/April 1997