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New voices of Arabia. The short stories : an anthology from Saudi Arabia

Author: ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz Subayyil; Anthony Calderbank
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2012.
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The formation of Saudi Arabia in 1932, with the unification of the two Kingdoms of the Hejaz and Nejd, not only unified parts of the Arabian peninsula which had until then remained disparate, loosely related ethnic and tribal groupings, but also led to the development of a distinct Saudi Arabian literature. In an era when Arab culture was challenging the traditional literary norms in which, for centuries, poetry had  Read more...
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Al-Sebail, Abdulaziz.
New Voices of Arabia - The Short Stories : An Anthology from Saudi Arabia.
London : I.B. Tauris, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz Subayyil; Anthony Calderbank
ISBN: 9780857721372 0857721372 178076099X 9781780760995
OCLC Number: 796383093
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Description: 1 online resource (448 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Abdo Khal; Abdulaziz Al-Saqaabi; Abdulaziz Mashri; Abdulhafiz Al-Shammri; Abdullah Al-Nasir; Abdullah Al-Safar; Abdullah Al-Ta'ezi; Abdullah Al-Wesali; Abdulrahman Al-Deraan; Adi Al-Herbish; Ahmad Al-Dwaihi; Ahmad Al-Qadhi; Amal Al-Faran; Awadh Al-Osaimi; Badriyah Al-Beshr; Dhafir Al-Jubairy; Fahad Al-Khlaiwi; Fahad Al-Mosabah; Hassan Al-Nemi; Heyam Al-Mufleh; Hussain Al-Jaffal; Hussain Ali Hussain; Ibrahim Al-Nasser; Ibrahim Shahbi; Jarallah Al-Humaid; Jubair Al-Mlaihan; Khairia Al-Saqaf; Khaled Al-Yousef; Laila Al-Ahaideb; Mansour Al-Ateeq. Mohammad Al-BeshayerMohammad Al-Nujaimi; Mohammad Alwan; Raja Alem; Saad Al-Dosary; Saleh Al-Ashqar; Sharifah Al-Shamlan; Talaq Al-Marzougi; Umaimah Al-Khamis; Wafa Al-Omair; Yousef Al-Mohaimeed; Zainab Hifni; Biographical Information.
Responsibility: edited by Abdulaziz Al-Sebail and Anthony Calderbank.

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The formation of Saudi Arabia in 1932, with the unification of the two Kingdoms of the Hejaz and Nejd, not only unified parts of the Arabian peninsula which had until then remained disparate, loosely related ethnic and tribal groupings, but also led to the development of a distinct Saudi Arabian literature. In an era when Arab culture was challenging the traditional literary norms in which, for centuries, poetry had been dominant, the new Arab cultural space permitted aspirational writers in the new Saudi country to experiment and develop their skills with prose. The result was a flowering of.

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