2 edition of Visions of social reality in the contemporary Arab novel found in the catalog.
Visions of social reality in the contemporary Arab novel
Halim Isber Barakat
1977 by Institute of Arab Development, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University in Washington, D.C .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||Contemporary Arab studies -- no. 1, Papers in contemporary Arab Studies -- no. 1|
|LC Classifications||PJ7577 .B3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||45 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||45|
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barakat, Halim Isber. Visions of social reality in the contemporary Arab novel. "Arab novels remain unknown, overlooked, undiscovered in America," Barakat told a distinguished group of Arab and Arab-American writers, academics, critics, and students gathered at Georgetown University's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies this past April for a conference titled, "The Arab Novel:.
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