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Modern Arabic Short Stories: A Bilingual Reader

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Modern Arabic Short Stories: A Bilingual Reader, Edited by Daniel L. Newman and Ronak Husni

This work features twelve stories by contemporary masters from Morocco to Iraq. The twelve stories collected here are by leading authors of the short story form in the Middle East today. In addition to works by writers already well-known in the West such as "Idwar al-Kharrat", "Fuad al-Takarli" and Nobel Prize-winning "Naguib Mahfouz", key authors whose fame has hitherto been restricted to the Middle East are also included. This bilingual reader is ideal for students of Arabic as well as lovers of literature who wish to broaden their appreciation of the work of Middle Eastern writers. The collection features stories in both English and Arabic, prefaced by a brief author biography plus notes on context and background. Each story is followed by a glossary and discussion of problematic language points.

Modern Arabic Short Stories: A Bilingual Reader - About the Author

Ronak Husni is a senior lecturer at Heriot-Watt University where she teaches Arabic language, literature and translation.Daniel L. Newman is Course Director of the MA in Arabic/English Translation at the University of Durham.

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Product Description

Modern Arabic Short Stories: A Bilingual Reader, Edited by Daniel L. Newman and Ronak Husni

This work features twelve stories by contemporary masters from Morocco to Iraq. The twelve stories collected here are by leading authors of the short story form in the Middle East today. In addition to works by writers already well-known in the West such as "Idwar al-Kharrat", "Fuad al-Takarli" and Nobel Prize-winning "Naguib Mahfouz", key authors whose fame has hitherto been restricted to the Middle East are also included. This bilingual reader is ideal for students of Arabic as well as lovers of literature who wish to broaden their appreciation of the work of Middle Eastern writers. The collection features stories in both English and Arabic, prefaced by a brief author biography plus notes on context and background. Each story is followed by a glossary and discussion of problematic language points.

Modern Arabic Short Stories: A Bilingual Reader - About the Author

Ronak Husni is a senior lecturer at Heriot-Watt University where she teaches Arabic language, literature and translation.Daniel L. Newman is Course Director of the MA in Arabic/English Translation at the University of Durham.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Short Stories
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Saqi Books
Number of pages 296
ISBN 9780863564369
Date of Publication 1 May 2008
Language Arabic
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Introductory notes in English that set the book in its social and literary context
  • Short stories from leading, contemporary authors from the Arab world
  • Full unabridged text in Arabic
  • Complete word-for-word translation in English on facing page
  • Convenient paperback format makes key works of foreign literature accessible to the intermediate language learner.
  • Perfect for taking on vacation as there's no need to take a dictionary
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