Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2013

288 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780748641413

Bookseller Code (06)

The Iraqi Novel

Key Writers, Key Texts

Fabio Caiani and Catherine Cobham

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Modern Arabic Literature

  • Includes an original study of works by Abd al-Malik Nuri and of the Baghdad cultural scene in the 1940s and 50s
  • Pays particular attention to detailed textual analysis and the evaluation and comparison of the aesthetic and poetic qualities of the works considered
  • Analyses Iraqi writings from a postcolonial and comparative perspective
  • Studies the early pioneering works of Iraqi fiction