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The Politics and Poetics of Ameen Rihani : the Humanist Ideology of an Arab-American Intellectual and Activist.

Author: Nijmeh Hajjar
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris & Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The relationship between the Middle East and the West is one of the greatest issues of today and will remain so for the forseeable future. Interest in Ameen Rihani is heightened because his ideas about how the Arab world and the West relate to each other are of particular contemporary relevance. Despite the contemporary resonance and importance of Rihani and his work, no other full examination of his entire literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Hajjar, Nijmeh.
Politics and Poetics of Ameen Rihani : The Humanist Ideology of an Arab-American Intellectual and Activist.
London : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., ©2010
Named Person: Ameen Fares Rihani; Ameen Fares Rihani; Ameen Fares Rihani
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nijmeh Hajjar
ISBN: 9780857718167 0857718169
OCLC Number: 710975678
Description: 1 online resource (322 pages)
Contents: Abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Intellectual Formation: Migration, Travels and Life Experience; 2. Writer and Political Activist; 3. Progress, Reform and Revolution; 4. Justice, Freedom, Democracy and Socialism; 5. Arabs and Ottomans: Reform, Decentralisation and Independence; 6. Lebanon and Syria: Between Patriotism and Nationalism; 7. Arab-French Encounter: The French Mandate in Lebanon and Syria; 8. Arab Nationalism: Ideals and Endeavours; Epilogue; Notes; Index.

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The relationship between the Middle East and the West is one of the greatest issues of today and will remain so for the forseeable future. Interest in Ameen Rihani is heightened because his ideas about how the Arab world and the West relate to each other are of particular contemporary relevance. Despite the contemporary resonance and importance of Rihani and his work, no other full examination of his entire literary and political writings yet exists. Ameen Rihani was a pioneering Arab-American writer and activist, a leading figure in the development of the 'mahjar' literary movement and the mo.

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