Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernity in Arabic by Kamal Abdel-Malek

By Kamal Abdel-Malek

This quantity deals a suite of essays by way of a gaggle of students of Arabic literature. It explores a number of manifestations of conventional in addition to sleek and postmodern issues and methods in Arabic literature. Tripartite suggestions of culture, modernity, and postmodernity in Arabic literary works are explored and analyzed. the amount illustrates the truth that Arabic literature has stored abreast not just of the essentially sleek literary events within the West but in addition of the "postmodern condition".

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