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Sufism in the Contemporary Arabic Novel

Ziad Elmarsafy

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Modern Arabic Literature EUP

  • Covers a broad range of modern Arabic novelists including Naguib Mahfouz and Tayeb Salih
  • Focuses on Sufism in fiction rather than in poetry (where it is most often discussed)
  • Studies authors such as Al-Koni and Ouettar who have received very little critical attention in English
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