Tayeb Salih: Ideology and the Craft of Fiction
Syracuse University Press, 1 okt. 2003 - 224 sidor
This book undertakes the first sustained interpretation of all of Tayeb Salih's novels and short stories that constitute a single narrative cycle. The book focuses primarily on the ways in which his work depicts the clashing of Arab ideologiesthat is, questions of tradition, modernity, imperialism, gender, and political authority in the Arab world. The analysis of Salih's work elucidates his inventive form, while at the same time delineating both the development and the special character of Salih's art.
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The Early Short Stories
The Wedding of Zein
Season of Migration to the North
The Latest Writings
Chronology of the Wad Hamid Cycle
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