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Adab 'Aja'ibi - The Imagination Unbound الادب العجائبي
By: Abu-Deeb, KamalShare

Language: Arabic and English

Hardcover

الادب العجائبي والعالم الغارئبي في كتاب العظمة وفن السرد العربي

«The imagination unbound : al-Adab al-'Ajaʻibi and the literature of the fantastic : with a critical edition of Kitab al-'Azama, the book of greatness, the wonders of creation, the multiplicity of universes, Hell and Heaven»

The fantastic in literature is not a modern European invention; it is present in Arabic narrative dating from the ninth century.

The Imagination Unbound contains an Arabic and English study of al-Adab al-‘Aja‘ibi, with the original Arabic text of Kitab al-Azama (The Book of Greatness) and commentary and English Introduction by Kamal Abu-Deeb.

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Product Details
By:Abu-Deeb, Kamal
Language:Arabic and English
Format:Hardcover
Pages: 173 pp Arabic, 35 pp English
Publisher:Saqi Books, Beirut, 2007
Dimensions:17 x 24 cm
ISBN:0863566367
ISBN-13:9780863566363
Topic:Arabic Literature - The Fantastic in Literature

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The fantastic in literature is not a modern European invention; it is present in Arabic narrative dating from the ninth century. The Imagination Unbound contains an Arabic and English study of al-Adab al-'Aja'ibi, with the original Arabic text of Kitab al-Azama (The Book of Greatness) and commentary by the author.

Kamel Abu-Deeb holds the chair in Arabic at the University of London. A poet and essayist, he has published many books and papers in both Arabic and English and has been co-editor of the avant-garde journal Mawaqif.


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