Arabic Literature: An Overview (Culture and Civilization in by Pierre Cachia

By Pierre Cachia

Assuming no past wisdom of the topic, Arabic Literature - An Overview supplies a rounded and balanced view of Arab literary creativity. 'High' literature is tested along well known people literature, and the classical and smooth classes, frequently taken care of individually, are provided jointly. Cachia's observations should not subordinated to any pre-formed literary thought, yet describe and illustrate the instructions taken, so as to current an total photo of the sphere of relevance to the scholar of literature in addition to to Arabists operating in comparable fields.

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