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Modern Arabic literature

Author: Muḥammad Muṣṭafá Badawī
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge history of Arabic literature.
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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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Muḥammad Muṣṭafá Badawī
ISBN: 0521028531 9780521028530
OCLC Number: 71238829
Notes: Originally published: 1992.
Description: xi, 571 p. : map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The background / M.M. Badawi --
Translations and adaptations 1834-1914 / Pierre Cachia --
The Neo-classical Arabic poets / S. Somekh --
The Romantic poets / R.C. Ostle --
Modernist poetry in Arabic / Salma Khadra Jayyusi --
The beginnings of the Arabic novel / Roger Allen --
The mature Arabic novel outside Egypt / Roger Allen --
The Egyptian novel from Zaynab to 1980 / Hilary Kilpatrick --
The modern Arabic short story / Sabry Hafez --
Arabic drama : early developments / M.M. Badawi --
Arabic drama since the thirties / Ali Al-Raʻi --
The prose stylists / Pierre Cachia --
The critics / Pierre Cachia --
Arab women writers / Miriam Cooke --
Poetry in the vernacular / Marilyn Booth.
Series Title: Cambridge history of Arabic literature.
Responsibility: edited by M.M. Badawi.

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