Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 June 2012

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780748642731

Bookseller Code (06)

Poetics of Love in the Arabic Novel

Nation-State, Modernity and Tradition

Wen-chin Ouyang

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Considers the Arabic novel within the triangle of the nation-state, modernity and tradition.The novel is now a major genre in the Arabic literary field; this book explores the development of the novel, especially the ways in which the genre engages with aesthetics, ethics and politics in a cross-cultural context and from a transnational perspective.


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