Modern Literature of the Gulf by Barbara Michalak-PikulskaModern Literature of the Gulf by Barbara Michalak-Pikulska

Modern Literature of the Gulf

byBarbara Michalak-Pikulska

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This book contains a selection of texts in Arabic Languages from the Gulf countries.
The preceding study describes the beginnings of the literary movement in the Gulf region and presents the range of problems that appear in the regional literature. In this young and unknown literature reference is made to history as well as to social, political and cultural changes taking place in these countries. Without profound knowledge, a full understanding of the significance would be impossible.
The selected works have intentionally not been translated to allow the reader an independent analysis. The author offers an outline of modern short story writing from the Gulf countries (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Emirates and Kuwait) for all those interested in modern Arabic literature.
Barbara Michalak-Pikulska is the Head of Arabic Studies and Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. She is Secretary General of the Union Européenne des Arabisants et Islamisants and has published numerous studies on modern poetry and prose in Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and United Arab Emirate...
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Title:Modern Literature of the GulfFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.26 × 5.9 × 0.37 inPublished:February 22, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631665644

ISBN - 13:9783631665640

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Contents: Selection of Texts – Modern Arabic Literature – Short Stories of the Gulf Countries: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, Kingdom of Bahrain, State of Qatar, United Arab Emirates, State of Kuwait – Social and cultural changes – Development of education and literary movement.