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The Experimental Arabic Novel

by Stefan G. Meyer

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Arabic fiction,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Middle East,
  • Middle Eastern,
  • Arab countries,
  • 20th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Postcolonialism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsShahrough Akhavi (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9452961M
    ISBN 100791447340
    ISBN 109780791447345

    “Naguib Mahfouz and the Rise of the Arabic Novel,” Los Angeles Times Book Review, (Sunday, Novem ). Anton Shammas, Arabesques. Los . The novel is a largely imported European genre, coming relatively late to the history of Arab letters. It should therefore perhaps come as no surprise that the first novel to have been written by an Arab was written in English (Ameen Rihani’s The Book of Khalid, ). However, subsequent years saw the flourishing of, first.

    Arabic literature (Arabic: الأدب العربي ‎ / ALA-LC: al-Adab al-‘Arabī) is the writing, both prose and poetry, produced by writers in the Arabic Arabic word used for literature is "Adab", which is derived from a meaning of etiquette, and which implies politeness, culture and enrichment.. Arabic literature emerged in the 5th century with only fragments of the written.   The Man Booker International Prize is awarded each year to the best book translated into English and published in Britain or Ireland. Translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth, the novel.

      The result might have been experimental folderol, but Alameddine has a genius for the emotional hinges on which novels turn. We learn this during the earliest stages of . The experimental Arabic novel: postcolonial literary modernism in the Levant / by: Meyer, Stefan G., Published: () The genesis of Arabic narrative discourse: a study in the sociology of modern Arabic literature / by: Ḥāfiẓ, Ṣabrī. Published: ().


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The Experimental Arabic Novel by Stefan G. Meyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

He published a scholarly book on modern Arabic literature, The Experimental Arabic Novel (SUNY Press, ), and has more recently published two volumes of fictionalized memoirs, The Karma Seeker and The Life-Sentence, as/5.

The Experimental Arabic Novel places the modern and contemporary Arabic novel in the context of the modernist-postmodern culture debate in the West. Tracing the development of experimentalism in the modern Arabic novel from the s to the present, Meyer argues that it is possible to speak of distinct literary modernisms that have each evolved.

The Experimental Arabic Novel places the modern and contemporary Arabic novel in the context of the modernist-postmodern culture debate in the West. Tracing the development of experimentalism in the modern Arabic novel from the s to the present, Meyer argues that it is possible to speak of distinct literary modernisms that have each evolved with a different set of characteristics 4/5(1).

The Experimental Arabic Novel: Postcolonial Literary Modernism in the Stefan G. Meyer. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, xvii + pp. $ 12 Novels Considered the “Greatest Book Ever Written.

Albany. SUNY Press. xviii + pages. $ ISBN ( paper) A POTENT CRITICAL examination of the scholarship on the modern Arabic novel in the Levant (Lebanon, Syria, and Palestine), Stefan Meyer's volume sets out to question the concepts of modernity and modernism as they are applied in Arabic through careful reading of major novels published since the s.

Some of the best arabic novelists ever, like Naguib Mahfouz, have only one title in a list of I think diplomacy has done a good job to keep the list "balanced" between country members.

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Set in the post-Civil War American South, the novel follows a young African. The nightmare, the anguish of alienation, and the individual’s inability to communicate are also some of the main themes that can be found in The Use of Life (), a new experimental novel that, like Rogers (), uses another artistic “ingredient” to develop the story: the illustrations and comics of Ayman al-Zurqany.

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Umm al-Dunya: Advanced Egyptian Colloquial Arabic and Kalaam Gamiil (Vol 1 and Vol 2). ‘Arabi Liblib. I went into a bit of detail about this book in this post so I won’t go over it again. It’s a three part series and the books are glossaries of terms and expressions you’ll find in colloquial Egyptian Arabic (relevant to other.

The book is nothing short of a behemoth; an endless labyrinth; an intensely real and superbly minute chronicle of a decisive (if belabored) battle in a war that irrevocably changed the face of the land it was waged on; a war novel refusing at every turn of its dense hundreds of pages and 55 chapters to yield to the cheap impulses of Hollywood.

He also wrote a loopy experimental novel that could almost be about modern America. He called it The Atrocity Exhibition Actually reading The Atrocity Exhibition is like reading a collection of short stories that Frank Zappa would dismiss as “too far-out,” but the central idea is still relevant.

Her first book, Stranger Fictions: A History of the Novel in Arabic Translation, (Cornell University Press, ), theorizes a cross-linguistic history of Arabic literary modernity by tracing the production and reception of translated fiction in the first decades of Middle Eastern novelistic production.

The chapters survey key issues necessary to any understanding of the modern Arab World: the role of the various forms of the Arabic language in modern culture and identity; the remarkable intellectual transformation undergone during the 'Nahda' or 'Arab Renaissance' of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the significant role played.

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In other words, he’s experimental without being off-putting; it helps that his tale is both ecstatic and bittersweet. The language immerses the reader in the novel’s milieu, but also charts. One thousand and one delights A Desert Novel.

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