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Modern Arabic literature in translation : a companion / Salih J. Altoma.

By: Altoma, Salih J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : SAQI, 2005Description: 166 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0863565972 ; 9780863565977.Subject(s): Arabic literature -- Translations into English | Arabic literature -- History and criticism. -- 20th century | | Humanities, English August 2016 September2016 November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 892.709
Contents:
Translating Najib Mahfuz : his place in American publications -- Arabic fiction, 1947-2003 -- Arabic fiction in English translation : a chronological bibliography, 1947-2003 -- Arabic poetry : an overview of selected anthologies -- Arabic poetry in international anthologies : a partial but positive representation -- Arabic drama.
Summary: "This guide to modern Arabic literature in English translation features not only a comprehensive bibliography but also chapters on fiction, drama, poetry and autobiography. Altoma assesses the progress made towards a wider reception of Arabic writing throughout the Anglophone world, with particular emphasis on Naguib Mahfouz, one of Arabic literature's luminaries, and on poetry. Modern Arabic Literature in Translation is a tool for research and teaching - in the West, certainly, but also in the Arab world, where the translation of Arabic literature into other languages has been of considerable concern for more than a century."
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Includes bibliographical references.

Translating Najib Mahfuz : his place in American publications --
Arabic fiction, 1947-2003 -- Arabic fiction in English translation : a chronological bibliography, 1947-2003 -- Arabic poetry : an overview of selected anthologies -- Arabic poetry in international anthologies : a partial but positive representation -- Arabic drama.

"This guide to modern Arabic literature in English translation features not only a comprehensive bibliography but also chapters on fiction, drama, poetry and autobiography. Altoma assesses the progress made towards a wider reception of Arabic writing throughout the Anglophone world, with particular emphasis on Naguib Mahfouz, one of Arabic literature's luminaries, and on poetry. Modern Arabic Literature in Translation is a tool for research and teaching - in the West, certainly, but also in the Arab world, where the translation of Arabic literature into other languages has been of considerable concern for more than a century."

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