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Granada : a novel

Auteur : Raḍwá ʻĀshūr; William Granara
Éditeur : Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2003.
Collection : Middle East literature in translation.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Fiction : English : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Domestic fiction
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
ʻĀshūr, Raḍwá.
Granada.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607050066
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction, Ressource Internet
Format : Book, Internet Resource
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Raḍwá ʻĀshūr; William Granara
ISBN : 0815607652 9780815607656
Numéro OCLC : 52901371
Note sur la langue : Translation of : Gharnāṭah.
Description : xii, 229 pages ; 23 cm.
Titre de collection : Middle East literature in translation.
Autres titres : Gharnāṭah.
Responsabilité : 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  Lire la suite...

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