March 4, 2017

Arab Culture and the Novel: Genre, Identity and Agency in by Muhammad Siddiq

By Muhammad Siddiq

This booklet explores the complicated courting among the radical and id in sleek Arab tradition against a backdrop of up to date Egypt. It makes use of the instance of the Egyptian novel to interrogate the foundation causes – non secular, social, political, and mental – of the lingering identification problem that has stricken Arab tradition for a minimum of centuries.

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