Arabic novel

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American Univ in Cairo Press, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 3000 pages
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This essential and monumental new reference work gives full bibliographical information for the first time not only on every Arabic novel published between 1865 and 1995 but also on all critical works related to every novel. Volume 1 contains an introduction in Arabic and English that begins with the origins of the Arabic novel, then reviews the novel in Egypt, in the eastern Arab countries, and in North Africa. Volumes 2 to 6 contain the bibliographical entries of the novels and their associated works of criticism, arranged alphabetically by novel, and indexed alphabetically, chronologically, by country, and by author.
  

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Contents

Critical Introduction to the Arabic Novel
12
Novelists of the Pioneering Generation
20
Najib Mahfuz
26
The Generation of Mahfuz
33
The Novel in the Arab East 57 1
57
The Novel in Syria
65
The Novel in Palestine and Jordan
77
The Novel in Iraq
86
The Novel in the Arabian Peninsula
93
The Novel in Sudan
109
The Novel in North Africa
116
The Novel in Algeria
122
The Novel in Tunisia
134
Notes
157
A Bibliography 283
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Dr. Hamdi Sakkut is a professor of Arabic literature in the Department of Arabic Studies at the American University in Cairo.

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