Modern Arabic short stories : a bilingual reader / Ronak Husni & Daniel L. Newman.
By: Husni, Ronak
Contributor(s): Newman, Daniel LMaterial type: TextLanguage: English, Arabic Publisher: London : Saqi, 2008Description: 296 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 9780863564369 (pbk.); 0863564364 (pbk.)Subject(s): Short stories, Arabic | Short stories, Arabic -- Translations into English | | Humanities: English November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 892.730108
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-296).
The tale of the lamp / ʹIzz al-Dīn al-Madanī --
A lonely woman / Zakariyyā Tāmir --
The sacred tree / Muḥammad al-Zafzāf --
Excerpt from The book of the dead / Ibrāhīm al-Faqih --
Qismati and Nasibi / Najīb Maḥfūẓ --
Yasmine's picture / Ḥanān al-Shaykh --
The night and the sea / Muḥammad Shukrī --
At the theatre / Idwār al-Kharrāt --
Ancestral hair / Salwā Bakr --
A hidden treasure / Fu'ād al-Takarlī --
Night of torment / Laylā al-'Uthmān --
A tray from Heaven / Yūsuf Idrīs.
This volume contains a collection of twelve stories by contemporary masters from Morocco to Iraq. 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. The collection features stories in both English and Arabic, prefaced by a brief author
Text in English and Arabic.