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By Mushin J al-Musawi

Arabic Literature for the Classroom argues for a extra noticeable presence of Arabic in the humanities and social sciences, stressing the necessity to make Arabic literature to be had as a global literature, with no destructive its personal special characteristics.

The nineteen chapters which make up this booklet broach theoretical and methodical cultural matters in educating literatures from non-American cultures, besides problems with cross-cultural communique, cultural competency and translation. whereas a few chapters convey out the attention-grabbing and ever tantalizing connections among Arabic and the literatures of medieval Europe, others hire particular methods to educating specific texts, capability methodologies, issues and various subject matters that could position Arabic greatly in an unlimited swathe of educational program and studying. themes which are explored contain gender, race, type, trauma, exile, dislocation, love, rape, humor, and cinema, in addition to concerns that relate to writers and poets, women’s writing and the so known as nahdah (revival) move within the 19th Century.

The comparative framework and multi-disciplinary strategy implies that this e-book injects new lifestyles into the sphere of Arabic Literature. it's going to hence be a vital source for college kids, students and academics of Arabic Literature, in addition to for an individual with an curiosity in studying extra approximately Arabic tradition.

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