Sufism in the Contemporary Arabic Novel

Sufism in the Contemporary Arabic Novel

by Ziad Elmarsafy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748695850
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 09/08/2014
Series: Edinburgh Studies in Modern Arabic Literature EUP Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ziad Elmarsafy is Reader in the Department of English and Related Literature, University of York. He is author of 'The Enlightenment Qur'an: The Politics of Translation and the Construction of Islam' (Oneworld Publications, 2009).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ouverture
Chapter One: Naguib Mahfouz: (En)chanting Justice
Chapter Two: Tayeb Salih: The Returns of the Saint
Chapter Three: Al-Masadi: Witnessing Immortality
Chapter Four: The Survival of Gamal Al-Ghitany
Chapter Five: Ibrahim Al-Koni: Writing and Sacrifice
Chapter Six: Tahar Ouettar: The Saint and the Nightmare of History
Epilogue: Bahaa Taher, Solidarity and Idealism

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