Syrine Hout

Syrine Hout is Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Chair of the Department of English (the latter starting September 2017) at the American University of Beirut. Publications include Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora (Edinburgh University Press, 2012), Viewing Europe from the Outside: Cultural Encounters and Critiques in the Eighteenth-Century Pseudo-Oriental Travelogue and the Nineteenth-Century 'Voyage en Orient' (Peter Lang, 1997), chapters in Politics, Culture and the Lebanese Diaspora, Arab Voices in Diaspora, Literature and Nation in the Middle East, Nadia Tuéni: Lebanon: Poems of Love and War, and Christian Encounters with the Other, in addition to numerous internationally refereed journal articles.

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