Iraq's Modern Arabic Literature: A Guide to English Translations Since 1950

Iraq's Modern Arabic Literature: A Guide to English Translations Since 1950

By: Salih J. Altoma (author)Hardback

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This book covers 60 years of translations, studies, and other writings, which represent Iraq's national literature, including recent works of numerous Iraqi writers living in Western exile. By drawing attention to a largely overlooked but relevant and extensive literature accessible in English, it will serve as an invaluable guide to students of contemporary Iraq, modern Arabic literature and other fields such as women's studies, postcolonial studies, third world literature, American-Arab/Muslim Relations, and disapora studies.

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About Author

Salih J. Altoma is professor emeritus of Arabic and Comparative Literature at Indiana University. His publications include The Problem of Diglossia in Arabic: A Comparative Study of Classical and Iraqi Arabic (1969), Modern Arabic Literature: A Bibliography of Articles, Books, Dissertations, and Translation in English (1975), Modern Arabic Poetry in English Translation: A Bibliography (1993), and Modern Arabic Literature in Translation: A Companion (2005).

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/10/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780810877054
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780810877054
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 0810877058

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