Ibrahim Malik: The Man and His Selected Works (1st New edition)

Ibrahim Malik: The Man and His Selected Works (1st New edition)

By: Jamal Assadi (translator), Jamal Assadi (editor), Simon Jacobs (with)Hardback

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Ibrahim Malik's stories and imaginary dialogues with his soul, granddaughter, beloved, parents, historical figures, philosophers, politicians, invented friends, and made-up acquaintances offer a faithful picture of the various plights, worries, anxieties, and threats suffered by the Arabs (belonging to what is paradoxically called the Israeli-Palestinian community) as well as by all of modern men. These dialogues often present complex and contradictory interactions between the old and the young, parents and children, lovers and sweethearts, politicians and people, philosophers and students, the real and the imaginary, reason and emotion, the usual and the absurd, peace and power, love and hatred, hopefulness and hopelessness, and reform and decay. Yet these contradictory forces cooperate to fight for dignity, freedom, and justice. Casual readers of this volume will enjoy stories from a different culture, while scholars concerned with Arabic literature will discover new and fertile fields for academic study.

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About Author

Jamal Assadi is a lecturer at An-Najah National University, Nablus and chairs the English Department at The Sakhnin College. He received his PhD in English literature from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in England. In addition to numerous articles in professional journals, Dr. Assadi's latest publications are Mustafa Murrar: "The Internal Pages" and Other Stories (2010); Loud Sounds from the Holy Land: Short Fiction by Palestinian Women (2011); and The Road to Self-Revival: Sufism, Heritage, Intertextuality and Meta-Poetry in Modern Arabic Poetry (2011).

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/12/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781433116049
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 125
  • ID: 9781433116049
  • weight: 310
  • ISBN10: 1433116049
  • edition: 1st New edition

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