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|ISBN:||9780393065855 0393065855 0393340775 9780393340778|
|Language Note:||Translations from Arabic, Persian, Turkish, or Urdu.|
|Notes:||"A Words without borders anthology."
|Description:||xxiv, 657 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Pt. 1. 1910-1950. The language of invention: the renaissance of Arabic literature, 1910-1920 ; My country: the nationalization of Turkish literature, 1920-1930 ; Once upon a time: politics and piety in Persian literature, 1930-1940 ; Rise up! Pakistan and the independence of Urdu literature, 1940-1950 --
pt. 2. 1950-1980. I am Arab: Arabic literature at midcentury ; Strangers in a strange land: Turkish literature after Atatürk ; Those days: Persian literature between two revolutions ; Between the dusk and dawn of history: Urdu literature after partition --
pt. 3. 1980-2010. Ask me about the future: the globalization of Middle East literature, 1980-2010 --
|Other Titles:||Tablet and pen
Words without borders.
|Responsibility:||edited by Reza Aslan.|
"Starred Review. An impressive success that spans vast regions of time and territory, this is that rare anthology: cohesive, affecting and informing." "An entire course could easily be built around