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Encyclopedia of Arabic literature

Author: Julie Scott Meisami; Paul Starkey
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From classical Persian texts to modern Islamic newspapers, the 1,300 alphabetically organized entries in this work provide authoritative, up-to-date information on the major figures and trends in Arabic literature from the classical period through the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Dictionaries
Encyclopedias
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biobibliografías
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Scott Meisami; Paul Starkey
ISBN: 0415185718 9780415185714 0415185726 9780415185721 0415068088 9780415068086
OCLC Number: 35886535
Description: 2 volumes (xvii, 857 pages) ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-J --
v. 2. K-Z.
Responsibility: edited by Julie Scott Meisami and Paul Starkey.
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