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Published: 01 August 2016

256 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849043199

Bookseller Code (06)

Poetry and Politics in the Modern Arab World

Atef Alshaer

A Hurst Publication

  • Alshaer's book offers a subtle and historically grounded reading of modern Arabic poetry, emphasizing the aesthetic integration of politics within poetic form.
  • Highlights the mainstream historical, political and intellectual currents of each time period discussed
  • Beginning with the colonial empires and their colonization of the Arab world, Alshaer illuminates the perennial concerns of major Arab poets with their societies