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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
M M Badawi
|ISBN:||9780511519659 0511519656 9780521331975 0521331978|
|Notes:||Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed 22 Dec 2011).
Available through Cambridge books online SHEDL trial from 9th January 2012 to June 2012.
|Description:||1 online resource (588 pages).|
|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.|
|Series Title:||Cambridge books online.; Cambridge history of Arabic literature.|
|Responsibility:||edited by M.M. Badawi.|
This volume provides an authoritative survey of creative writing in Arabic from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. "Unprecedented in its monumental range and scale this book is a valuable