Encyclopedia of Arabic Literature, Volume 1
Julie Scott Meisami, Paul Starkey
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 857 pages
This reference work covers the classical, transitional and modern periods. Editors and contributors cover an international scope of Arabic literature in many countries.
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