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The Author and His Doubles: Essays on Classical Arabic Culture
 

The Author and His Doubles: Essays on Classical Arabic Culture (Hardback)

By Kilito, Abdelfattah
Introduction by Allen, Roger
Translated by Cooperson, Michael

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In this text Kilito argues that genre - not authorship - is at the heart of classic Arabic literature. He examines love poetry and panegyric, the Prophet's Hadith and the literary anecdote, as well as such themes as memorization, plagiarism and forgery and the dream visions of th...e dead.
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ISBN 9780815629368
Publisher Inbooks
Format Hardback
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Series Middle East Literature in Translation
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ISBN-13 9780815629368
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Inbooks
Imprint Syracuse University Press
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Kilito, Abdelfattah
Introduction by Allen, Roger
Translated by Cooperson, Michael
Series Middle East Literature in Translation
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval
Number of Pages 129
Dimensions Width: 144mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code 892.709
Weight 300g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Imitation in literature, Arabic literature - History and criticism, Originality in literature, History and criticism
NBS Text Literary Criticism
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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