Literature and nation in the Middle East

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Arabic literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Nationalism in literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-256) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Yasir Suleiman and Ibrahim Muhawi.
ContributionsSuleiman, Yasir., Muhawi, Ibrahim, 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7519.N3 L58 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22651069M
ISBN 100748620737
ISBN 109780748620739
LC Control Number2006389569

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