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Granada : a novel

Author: Raḍwá ʻĀshūr; William Granara
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2003.
Series: Middle East literature in translation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Radwa Ashour skillfully weaves a history of Granadan rule and an Arabic world into a novel that evokes cultural loss and the disappearance of a vanquished population. The novel follows the family of Abu Jaafar, the bookbinder--his wife, widowed daughter-in-law, her two children, and his two apprentices--as they witness Christopher Columbus and his entourage in a triumphant parade featuring exotic plants and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
ʻĀshūr, Raḍwá.
Granada.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607050066
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raḍwá ʻĀshūr; William Granara
ISBN: 0815607652 9780815607656
OCLC Number: 52901371
Language Note: Translation of : Gharnāṭah.
Description: xii, 229 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Middle East literature in translation.
Other Titles: Gharnāṭah.
Responsibility: Radwa Ashour ; translated from the Arabic by William Granara ; with a foreword by Maria Rosa Menocal.
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A novel of life in the mixed culture that existed in Southern Spain before the expulsion of Arabs and Jews, following the life of Abu Jaafar, the bookbinder, and his family as they witness  Read more...

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