The essays, which discuss authors in a variety of literary genres and across the spectrum of the region concerned-from Iraq in the East to Tunisia in the West-provide clear evidence of the gradually changing roles of the indigenous and the imported which are an intrinsic feature of the movement known in Arabic as al-bahada (cultural revival) and the way in which Arab litterateurs chose to respond to the inspiration that such changes inevitably engendered. --In the case of this final volume, the period involved is that between the purported earlier phases in the emergence of a movement of cultural revival in the 19th century and the Arabic-speaking worlda#39;s achievement of independence in the ...
|Title||:||Essays in Arabic Literary Biography: 1850-1950|
|Author||:||Roger M. A. Allen|
|Publisher||:||Otto Harrassowitz Verlag - 2010|