Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2015

256 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748696550

Bookseller Code (06)

War and Occupation in Iraqi Fiction

Ikram Masmoudi

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Modern Arabic Literature

  • Explores fictional works by a new generation of leading Iraqi authors such as Ali Badr, Shakir Nuri, Najm Wali and Hdiya Hussein
  • Provides a historical contextualization of the Iraqi novel before and after the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime
  • Presents an analytical and critical study of a selected corpus of novels about war and occupation in Iraq
  • Explores tangible experiences of war and occupation - such as desertion, camp detention and suicide bombing - in the Iraqi novel

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