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Modern Arabic Literature

Author: M M Badawi
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Cambridge books online.; Cambridge history of Arabic literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume of the Cambridge History of Arabic Literature provides an authoritative, comprehensive critical survey of creative writing in Arabic from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. With the spread of secular education, printing and journalism, a new reading public emerged. Against the background of the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire, the rise of nationalism, and the conflict between Islam and  Read more...
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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
OCLC Number: 776949046
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.

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