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Brief Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature

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ISBN-10: 0863564054

ISBN-13: 9780863564055

Edition: 2008

Authors: David Tresilian

List price: $11.95
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Description:

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 the second of two titles published to launch a new series offering insight into Arabic advances in science and culture. Aimed at the general reader, the titles are illustrated and contain glossaries, indices, and suggestions for further reading. David Tresilian has taught at Columbia University and the American University in Cairo. He has been at the American University of Paris since 1999.
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Saqi Books
Publication date: 6/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English

Illustrations
Reading Arabic Literature
The Modern Element
The Novel and the New Poetry
Occupation and Diaspora
Disillusion and Experiment
The Contemporary Scene
Conclusion
Notes
Further Reading
Index