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Modern Arabic short stories : a bilingual reader

Author: Ronak Husni; Daniel L Newman
Publisher: London : Saqi, [2008]. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contains a collection of twelve stories by contemporary masters from Morocco to Iraq. In addition to works by writers already well-known in the West such as Idwar al-Kharrat, Fuad al-Takarli and Nobel Prize-winning Naguib Mahfouz, key authors whose fame has hitherto been restricted to the Middle East are also included. The collection features stories in both English and Arabic, prefaced by a brief author
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Anthologie
Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronak Husni; Daniel L Newman
ISBN: 9780863564369 0863564364
OCLC Number: 124025907
Language Note: Text in English and Arabic.
Description: 296 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The tale of the lamp / ʹIzz al-Dīn al-Madanī --
A lonely woman / Zakariyyā Tāmir --
The sacred tree / Muḥammad al-Zafzāf --
Excerpt from The book of the dead / Ibrāhīm al-Faqih --
Qismati and Nasibi / Najīb Maḥfūẓ --
Yasmine's picture / Ḥanān al-Shaykh --
The night and the sea / Muḥammad Shukrī --
At the theatre / Idwār al-Kharrāt --
Ancestral hair / Salwā Bakr --
A hidden treasure / Fu'ād al-Takarlī --
Night of torment / Laylā al-'Uthmān --
A tray from Heaven / Yūsuf Idrīs.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ronak Husni & Daniel L. Newman.

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