A Brief Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature (Paperback)

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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 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.

About the Author


David Tresilian has taught at Columbia University, the American University of Cairo, Cairo University and the University of Paris XIII. He has been at the American University of Paris since 1999. He has worked as a consultant for UNESCO and is editorial consultant to The Cairo Review of Books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780863564055
ISBN-10: 0863564054
Publisher: Saqi Books - Saqi Books
Publication Date: June 1st, 2008
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Brief Introduction