Aspire to Achieve

    •, A researcher, باحث
      A researcher
    •, An undergraduate, البكالوريوس
      An undergraduate
    •, A graduate, الدراسات العليا
      A graduate


  • Research Interests:

  • Sanna Dhahir. “Homage to Mecca in Raja Alem’s Ṭawq al-ḥamām.” Journal of Arabian Literature 6 (2), 127-142. Print
  • Translation (Arabic-English) of Hind wa-l-'askar, a novel by Badriyya Al-Bishr; the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas Press (2017). Print
  • “From Flat to Round Men: Images of Male Characters in Saudi Fiction Written by Women.” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (JMEWS), Duke University, 12:1, March 2016. Print.
  • "Turning Oppression into Challenges: Women in Badriyya l-Bišr’s Hind wa-l-ʿaskar"; Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Arabica (BRILL) 61 (2014) 69-88. Print
  • "Guerrillas: V.S. Naipaul's Images of the Mother Figure." The South Asian Review 26:1 (2005): 104-112. Print
  • "Mistress of the Tomb, I Fear You: Feminine Archetypes in V.S. Naipaul’s Mr Stone and the Knights Companion.” Commonwealth. Spring 2002. 93-105. Print
  • Aquil, Raja, Sanna Dhahir, et al. Ultimate Arabic: Beginner-Intermediate. New York: Living Language, 2006. Print.
  • Sanna Dhahir. “Images of the Fall in Bushra Al-Bustani’s “Andalusian Songs for the Wounds of Iraq.” Literatures of War. Ed. Richard Pine and Eve Patton. New Castle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008. 418-427. Print.
  • "The Right to Have Her Money and Keep It, Too: Financial Independence In Contemporary Saudi Fiction Written by Women." Journal of Teaching and Education 1: 4 (2012): 63–69. Web.
  • "V.S. Naipaul’s Half a Life.” Literary Contexts in Novels. Vol. II. EBSCO Publishing. 2008. Web.
  • Abdulaali, Wafa and Sanna Dhahir. Contemporary Poetry from Iraq: A Facing-page Translation. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2008. Print.
  • Sanna Dhahir. "The Dreadful Faces of Earth: Feminine Archetypes in V.S. Naipaul's In a Free State." EnterText 5:3 (2006): 254-270. Web.
  • “V. S. Naipaul’s A Bend in the River.” Literary Contexts in Novels. Vol. II. EBSCO Publishing. 2007. Web.
  • “Anjana Appachana’s “The Prophecy.” Literary Contexts in Short Stories. EBSCO Publishing. 2007. Web.
  • “Edgar Allen Poe’s ‘The Raven’.” Literary Contexts in Poetry. Vol. 1. EBSCO Publishing. 2006. Web.
  • “Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s ‘Chronicle of a Death Foretold.’” Literary Contexts in Novels. Vol. I. EBSCO Publishing. 2006. Web.
  • “Tillie Olsen: ‘I Stand Here Ironing’.” The Art of Short Fiction: Instructor’s Manual. Ed. Gary Geddes. Addison Wesley, 1999. 46-47.

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