New Voices of Arabia

The formation of Saudi Arabia in 1932, with the unification of the two Kingdoms of the Hejaz and Nejd, not only unified parts of the Arabian peninsula which had until then remained disparate, loosely related ethnic and tribal groupings, but ...

New Voices of Arabia

The formation of Saudi Arabia in 1932, with the unification of the two Kingdoms of the Hejaz and Nejd, not only unified parts of the Arabian peninsula which had until then remained disparate, loosely related ethnic and tribal groupings, but also led to the development of a distinct Saudi Arabian literature. In an era when Arab culture was challenging the traditional literary norms in which, for centuries, poetry had been dominant, the new Arab cultural space permitted aspirational writers in the new Saudi country to experiment and develop their skills with prose. The result was a flowering of.

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New Voices of Arabia
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Anthony Calderbank
Categories: Arabic literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

The formation of Saudi Arabia in 1932, with the unification of the two Kingdoms of the Hejaz and Nejd, not only unified parts of the Arabian peninsula which had until then remained disparate, loosely related ethnic and tribal groupings, but also led to the development of a distinct Saudi Arabian
New Voices of Arabia: The Short Stories
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Abdulaziz Al-Sebail, Anthony Calderbank
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-15 - Publisher: I.B. Tauris

The formation of Saudi Arabia in 1932, with the unification of the two Kingdoms of the Hejaz and Nejd, not only unified parts of the Arabian peninsula which had until then remained disparate, loosely related ethnic and tribal groupings, but also led to the development of a distinct Saudi Arabian
Political Regimes in the Arab World
Language: en
Pages: 317
Authors: Ferran Izquierdo Brichs
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge

One of the implications of Orientalism is that the Arab world, as a homogenous entity, is often analysed as an anomaly within the international system. This book argues that, despite their differences, societies across the globe ultimately construct their own history according to very similar dynamics and tensions. The methodological
The Adventures of Sayf Ben Dhi Yazan
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Lena Jayyusi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-08 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

"A charming and agreeable surprise . . . A welcome gift to Western readers." —Kirkus Reviews "Editor Jayyusi offers a major example of the Arabic folk epics or romances called siras . . . The siras are full of heroic adventures, exotic landscapes, love affairs, friendships, supernatural dangers, magical spells,
Arabic Literature for the Classroom
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Mushin J al-Musawi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-21 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Arabic Literature for the Classroom argues for a more visible presence of Arabic within the humanities and social sciences, stressing the need to make Arabic literature available as a world literature, without damaging its own distinctive characteristics. The nineteen chapters which make up this book broach theoretical and methodical cultural