Beyond the dunes: an anthology of modern Saudi literature

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I.B. Tauris, Jul 27, 2006 - Fiction - 528 pages
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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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Salma Khadra Jayyusi is a Director of the Project for Translation of Arabic (PROTA). Mansour al-Hazimi is a Professor Emeritus at King Saud University. Izzat Khattab is Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Director of the Research Centre at King Saud University.

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