Beyond the dunes: an anthology of modern Saudi literature
This collection opens up the diverse and rich contemporary literature of Saudi Arabia to an English-speaking audience. Salma K Jayyusi, Mansour al-Hazimi and Izzat Khattab have put together a varied selection of poetry, short stories, novel extracts, personal accounts, drama and essays which provide a fascinating insight into the challenges and tensions of a culture that is delicately balancing the demands of transformation while holding onto highly cherished values and norms.
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