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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813913131
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
Publication date: 09/01/1991
Series: CARAF Books: Caribbean and African Literature translated from the French Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 388
Sales rank: 1,265,972
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.86(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Kateb Yacine (1929-89) recieved many literary distinctions including the Prix Jean Amrouche. The 1986 award of the French Grand Prix National des Lettres belatedly recognized him as the most influential author of the first group of Islamic Arab writiers who contributed substantially to literatures in French.

Richard Howard, himself a poet, is one of the foremost American translators of French literature. Bernard Aresu, author of the introduction, is Professor of French and Italian at Rice University.

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