Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2018

368 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474432177

Bookseller Code (01)

Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition

Discovery, Deliverance and Delusion

Philip Kennedy

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature

  • Offers new vistas for reading, understanding and interpreting Arabic literature as well as the culture in which it was produced
  • Provides a comparative perspective, appealing to students of narrative literature across linguistic, regional and cultural traditions
  • Highlights the importance of intertextuality, showing the various ways in which literature and other genres of writing must be read together as manifestations of one complex cultural narrative
  • Demonstrates the fruitfulness of interdisciplinarity in literary studies