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Alberto Fernández Carbajal

relational ethno-religious identity enabling the creation of new forms of queer masculinity at a remove from familial first-generation diasporic heteronormativity and second-generation diasporic gang hypermasculinity. The work of Rolla Selbak unites some of the strands of Sarif and El Hosaini’s work: her depiction of Muslim American women explores the challenges they face in conforming to received ideas of Islamic and Arab femininity, while denouncing the homophobia assailing diasporic Muslim communities, positing, meanwhile, a vision of Islam which, while resiliently

in Queer Muslim diasporas in contemporary literature and film
Peter William Evans

–32), above all through Dirk Bogarde vehicles like The Spanish Gardener (Leacock, 1956). The Wolfenden Report was still two years away from publication in 1957, but as Andy Medhurst notes, public debate on homosexuality had been aired ever since the revelations in 1951 of the Burgess/Maclean spying scandal. Sam’s subversive or queer masculinity has a knock-on effect on Sonia and, through her impatience with Sam, on the film

in Carol Reed