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The Cambridge history of Arabic literature. Modern Arabic literature

Author: A F L Beeston; Muḥammad Muṣṭafā Badawi
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume provides an authoritative survey of creative writing in Arabic from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A F L Beeston; Muḥammad Muṣṭafā Badawi
ISBN: 0521028531 9780521028530 0521331978
OCLC Number: 185214000
Description: xi, 571 s.
Contents: Editorial note; Chronological table of events; Map of the Arab world; 1. Introduction: I. The background M. M. Badawi; II. Translations and adaptations 1834-1914 Pierre Cachia; 2. The Neo-classical Arabic poets S. Somekh; 3. The Romantic poets R. C. Ostle; 4. Modernist poetry in Arabic Salma Khadra Jayyusi; 5. The beginnings of the Arabic novel Roger Allen; 6.The mature Arabic novel outside Egypt Roger Allen; 7. The Egyptian novel from Zaynab to 1980 Hilary Kilpatrick; 8. The modern Arabic short story Sabry Hafez; 9. Arabic drama: early developments M. M. Badawi; 10. Arabic drama since the thirties Ali Al-Ra'i; 11. The prose stylists Pierre Cachia; 12. The critics Pierre Cachia; 13. Arab women writers Miriam Cooke; 14. Poetry in the vernacular Marilyn Booth; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: Modern Arabic literature.
Responsibility: edited by M.M. Badawi.

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"Unprecedented in its monumental range and scale this book is a valuable and welcome addition to the growing body of scholarly works in English that deal with modern Arabic literature...A keen Read more...

 
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