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Dr May Witwit

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May Witwit
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Dr May Witwit
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Dr. May Witwit is a research fellow at the University of Bedfordshire. Her research interest includes Victorian literature, Victorians' translation of ancient Arabian poetry, Victorian anti-suffrage and the policy of British Empire. She is particularly interested in representation of Arab women in the British press 1850-1939 and whether the impressions recorded and published by British nineteenth century travelers and colonial administrators form the basis of today’s Islam-phobia and the stereotyping of Arab women.