The Modern Arabic Short Story PDF ePub eBook

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The Modern Arabic Short Story free pdf This fully revised second edition of The Modern Arabic Short Story is a unique anthology offering English translations of previously unavailable Arabic texts. Many of the short stories gathered in this volume are translated here for the first time. The stories are complemented by a set of critical essays and commentaries drawing out the themes and methods of these short story writers, pointing to the deeper cultural and political significance of these works. Shaheen examines the issue of censorship and the impact of this on individual writers, looking at the ways in which folktale and allegory are used to negotiate the censor. Each story has been beautifully translated and carefully collected in this unique updated edition. The Modern Arabic Short Story provides a valuable introduction and overview of this classical form of storytelling.

About Mohammad Shaheen

MOHAMMAD SHAHEEN is Professor of English at the University of Jordan, and Vice President of Mu'tah University. He was educated at King's College,Cambridge University, and is the author of George Meredith: A Reappraisal of the Novels, and Selected Letters of George Meredith. His contributions to journals include articles on Forster, Conrad, Tayeb Salih, Munif, Eliot and Pound.

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Author : Mohammad Shaheen
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 03 October 2002
ISBN : 0333641361
EAN : 9780333641361
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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