Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 March 1989

384 Pages

ISBN: 9780198265450

Bookseller Code (06)

Popular Narrative Ballads of Modern Egypt

Pierre Cachia

A Clarendon Press Publication

This is the first book to survey a branch of Arabic folk literature virtually unknown in the West. Cachia, an academic Arabist who spent many years in Egypt, provides basic facts about the development of the art of narrative balladry, its practitioners, and their styles and priorities.


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