Fugitive Light (MIddl East Literature in Translation Series)

Fugitive Light (MIddl East Literature in Translation Series)

by Muhammad Baradah, Michael Beard
     
 

Al-�Ayshuni, a middle-aged painter of bohemian and political inclinations, has fallen in love with a younger woman, the alluring Ghaylana. But fate intervenes when she leaves him for new adventures in Spain. In time, al-�Ayshuni befriends Ghaylana's daughter, the impressionable Fatima. Even as al-�Ayshuni struggles to recapture the "fugitive light" of his lost youth -… See more details below

Overview

Al-�Ayshuni, a middle-aged painter of bohemian and political inclinations, has fallen in love with a younger woman, the alluring Ghaylana. But fate intervenes when she leaves him for new adventures in Spain. In time, al-�Ayshuni befriends Ghaylana's daughter, the impressionable Fatima. Even as al-�Ayshuni struggles to recapture the "fugitive light" of his lost youth - as well as that of a younger generation of artists and activists - so Fatima discovers the twin fires of love and revolution, both of which are doomed to extinction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815607496
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Series:
Middle East Literature in Translation Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
171
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.77(d)

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