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The Arabic Novel: An Historical and Critical Introduction (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East)
The Arabic Novel: An Historical and Critical Introduction (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East)
by Roger Allen
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Traces how the novel germinated in the classical Arabic narrative tradition, developed into the modern genre before World War II and has evolved since then. Updated from the 1982 edition to include examples of novels published since then, emerging... (read more)

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A Brief Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature (Brief Introduction)
A Brief Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature (Brief Introduction)
by David Tresilian
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This short book offers a unique overview of modern Arabic literature, focusing on developments over the last fifty years and providing a guide to the literary landscape, indicating the major landmarks in the shape of authors, ideas, and debates. This is... (read more)

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Modern Hebrew Fiction (Jewish Literature & Culture)
Modern Hebrew Fiction (Jewish Literature & Culture)
by Gershon Shaked
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Gershon Shaked's history of modern Hebrew fiction traces the emergence and development of a literature "against all odds"--from its European roots in the 1880s, when it had neither a country nor a spoken language, to the flowering of a literary culture... (read more)

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Giving Voice to Stones: Place and Identity in Palestinian Literature
Giving Voice to Stones: Place and Identity in Palestinian Literature
by Barbara M Parmenter
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A struggle between two memories is how Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish describes the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis. Within this struggle, the meanings of land and home have been challenged and questioned, so that even heaps of stones become... (read more)

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Interpreting the Self
Interpreting the Self
by Dwight Fletcher Reynolds
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Autobiography is a literary genre which Western scholarship has ascribed mostly to Europe and the West. Countering this assessment and presenting many little-known texts, this comprehensive work demonstrates the existence of a flourishing tradition in... (read more)

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Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story
Lost Decency: The Untold Afghan Story
by Atta Arghandiwal
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Flowering of Yiddish Literature
Flowering of Yiddish Literature
by Sol Liptzin
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Literary Landmarks of Jerusalem
Literary Landmarks of Jerusalem
by Laurence Hutton
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