Journals Higher Education



27 May 1993

328 Pages

ISBN: 9780198265429

Bookseller Code (06)

A Short History of Modern Arabic Literature

M. M. Badawi

This book examines the attempts made by Arab authors including Nobel winner Naguib Mahfouz to define this cultural identity and meet the needs of the modern world by adapting the imported forms of the novel, short story, and drama, as well as their indigenous poetic and prose tradition.