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Modern Arabic Fiction An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0231132557

ISBN-13: 9780231132558

Edition: 2008

Authors: Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Salma Jayyusi

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This Anthology Offers the widest selection ever compiled of modern Palestinian literature. It features translations of poems, stories, and novel excerpts, as well as works by Palestinian poets who write in English. Also included are personal narratives by Palestinian writers. This book capture life in Arab Palestine before 1948 and during the wars of 1948 and 1967, and vivify the calamities experienced by Palestinians in the diaspora and under occupation.
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 4/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1088
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

Salma Khadra Jayyusi is author of Trends and Movements in Modern Arabic Poetryand editor of Literature of Modern Arabia, as well as Modern Arabic Poetry, Modern Palestinian Literature, and The Legacy of Muslim Spain. The winner of many prestigious awards, including the Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural and Scientific Achievement Award, the Edward Said Award for Career Excellence, and an award from the State of Kuwait for distinguished services to Arab and Islamic culture, Jayyusi is the founder and director of East-West Nexus, dedicated to scholarly work on Arabic civilization and cultural achievements, and the Project of Translation from Arabic (PROTA).