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Studying modern Arabic literature : Mustafa Badawi, scholar and critic

Author: Roger Allen; Robin Ostle
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Shows how the study of modern Arabic literature was transformed by Mustafa Badawi Prior to the 1960s the study of Arabic literature, both Classical and Modern, had barely been emancipated from the academic approaches of Orientalism. The appointment of Mustafa Badawi as Oxford University's first Lecturer in Modern Arabic Literature changed the face of this subject as Badawi showed, through his teaching and research  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Literary criticism
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Studying modern Arabic literature.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2015
(DLC) 2014504338
Named Person: Muḥammad Muṣṭafá Badawī; Muḥammad Musṭafā Badawī
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Allen; Robin Ostle
ISBN: 9780748696635 0748696636 9781474403498 1474403492 9781474412254 1474412254
OCLC Number: 919188143
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 230 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The cosmopolitan Alexandrian / Robin Ostle --
Muhammad Mustafa Badawi in conversation / Abdul-Nabi Isstaif --
Badawi : an academic with a vision / Sabry Hafez--
From the shadow plays of Ibn Daniyal to the poetry of Philip Larkin : Mustafa Badawi as editor and translator / Derek Hopwood --
Beginning and end : exploring the Qur'anic 'Grand story' / Mohamed Mahmoud --
Modern Arabic literature as seen in the late nineteenth century : Jurji Murqus's contribution to Korsh and Kirpichnikov's Vseobshchaya Istoria Literatury / hilary Kilpatrick --
The 'second journey' of Muhammad al-Muwaylihi's Hadish 'Isa Ibn Hisham revisited / Roger Allen --
Ataturk becomes ʻAntar : nationalist-vernacular politics and epic heroism in 1920s Egypt / Marilyn Booth --
Jewish Arabs in the Israeli Asylum : a literary reflection / Miriam Cooke --
Strange incidents from history : Youssef Rakha and his Sultan's Seal / Paul Starkey --
Towards a comparative approach to Arabic literature / Abdul-Nabi Isstaif --
Does literature matter? The relationship between litearture an politics in revolutionary Egypt / Elizabeth Kendall.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Allen and Robin Ostle.


Explores how the study of modern Arabic literature was transformed by Mustafa Badawi. This book illustrates the critical affiliations and teaching methods of the outstanding scholar of modern Arabic  Read more...


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