Arabic Literature for the Classroom: Teaching Methods, Theories, Themes and Texts

Arabic Literature for the Classroom: Teaching Methods, Theories, Themes and Texts

by Mushin J al-Musawi (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781138211971
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/02/2017
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Muhsin J. al-Musawi is professor of Arabic and comparative studies at Columbia University and the author of many books in English and Arabic, including 'Arabic poetry'

Table of Contents

Introduction: Arabic Literature for the Classroom Part I:Theory and Method 1. Proxidistant Reading: Toward a Critical Pedagogy of the Nahḍah in U.S. Comparative Literary Studies - Shaden M. Tageldin 2. Teaching Arab Women’s Letters - Boutheina Khaldi 3. Arab Women Writers 1980-2010 - Miriam Cooke 4. Teaching Francophone Algerian Women’s Literature in a Bilingual French-English Context: Creative Voices, Dissident Texts - Brinda Mehta 5. Teaching Classical Arabic Literature in English Translation - Jocelyn Sharlet 6. Classical and Post-Classical Arabic Literary Delights - Nizar Hermes 7. Language through Literature - Taoufik Ben Amor Part II: Theme 8. Lessons from the Maghreb - Hoda el Shakry 9. Teaching Humor in Arabic Literature and Film - Tarek El-Ariss 10. The Art of Teaching Arab Traumas Triumphantly - Hanadi Al-Samman 11. The Urban Gateway: Teaching the City in Modern Arabic Literature - Ghenwa Hayek 12. Teaching Mahmud Darwish - Jeff Sacks 13. Teaching the Modernist Arabic Poem in Translation - Muhsin al-Musawi 14. Lessons from a Revolution - Nathaniel Greenberg Part III: Text 15. Teaching the Maqamat in Translation - Roger Allen 16. Ibn Hazm: Freindship, Love and the Quest for Justice - A. Terri L De Young 17. The Story of Zahra and its Critics - Elizabeth M. Holt 18. The Arabic Frametale and Two European Offspring - James Monroe 19. Teaching the Arabian Nights - Muhsin al-Musawi

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