Paul Starkey's Modern Arabic Literature PDF

By Paul Starkey

ISBN-10: 0748612904

ISBN-13: 9780748612901

ISBN-10: 1589011341

ISBN-13: 9781589011342

This booklet offers a succinct creation to fashionable Arabic literature of the 19th and 20th centuries. Designed essentially as an introductory textbook for English-speaking undergraduates, it is going to even be of curiosity to a extra normal readership attracted to the modern heart East or in comparative and sleek literature. The paintings makes an attempt to situate the improvement of contemporary Arabic literature within the context of the medieval Arabic literary culture in addition to the hot literary kinds derived from the West, exploring the interplay among social, political and cultural swap within the heart East and the advance of a contemporary Arabic literary culture. Poetry, prose writing and the theatre are mentioned in separate chapters. The paintings total goals to offer a balanced account of the topic, reflecting different velocity of literary improvement in different elements of the Arab international, together with North Africa. Key positive factors *A concise advent to a box that merits to be higher identified within the West. *Clear presentation, in accordance with broad school room event of educating the topic. *Guidance on different resources of extra details. *Extensive bibliography, with record of works in English translation.

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