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The Anchor book of modern Arabic fiction, edited by Denys Johnson-Davies

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The Anchor book of modern Arabic fiction
Title
The Anchor book of modern Arabic fiction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Denys Johnson-Davies
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
Featuring the work of 79 outstanding writers from all over the Arabic-speaking world, from Morocco in the west to Iraq in the east, Syria in the north to Sudan in the south, this treasury of Arab voices is diverse in styles and concerns, but united by a common language. It spans the full history of modern Arabic literature, from its roots in western cultural influence at the end of the nineteenth century to the present-day flowering of Naguib Mahfouz's literary sons and daughters--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
892.7/3608
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ7694.E8
LC item number
A53 2006
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Johnson-Davies, Denys
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabic fiction
  • Arabic fiction
  • Arabisch
  • Roman
  • Roman
  • Arabisch
Label
The Anchor book of modern Arabic fiction, edited by Denys Johnson-Davies
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-486)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dreams seen by a blind boy
  • Yusuf Abu Rayya (b. 1955) Egypt
  • from Dongola
  • Idris Ali (b. 1940) Egypt
  • The doctor's prescription
  • Daisy Al-Amir (b. 1935) Iraq
  • I saw the date-palms
  • Radwa Ashour (b. 1946) Egypt
  • The little girl in green from Nile sparrows
  • Ibrahim Aslan (b. 1939) Egypt
  • from No one sleeps in Alexandria
  • from The Yacoubian building
  • Alaa Al Aswany (b. 1957) Egypt
  • from A land of stone and thyme
  • Liana Badr (b. 1950) Palestine
  • from A certain woman
  • Hala El Badry (b. 1954) Egypt
  • Dotty Noona
  • from The golden chariot
  • Salwa Bakr (b. 1949) Egypt
  • from The tiller of waters
  • Ibrahim Abdel Meguid (b. 1946) Egypt
  • Hoda Barakat (b. 1952) Lebanon
  • Life by installments
  • Mohammed Barrada (b. 1938) Morocco
  • Drought
  • from Clamor of the lake
  • Mohamed El-Bisatie (b. 1938) Egypt
  • Flower crazy
  • Mohamed Choukri (1935-2003) Morocco
  • from Dear Mr. Kawabata
  • Rashid al-Daif (b. 1945) Lebanon
  • Ya Khabiir
  • from The hostage
  • Zayd Mutee' Dammaj (1943-98) Yemen
  • Apples of paradise
  • Brahim Dargouthi (b. 1955) Tunisia
  • from Gardens of the night
  • Ahmad Faqih (b. 1942) Libya
  • Sunset
  • Fathy Ghanem (1924-98) Egypt
  • from Zayni Barakat
  • Gamal al-Ghitani (b. 1945) Egypt
  • Mohammad Abdul-Wali (1940-73) Yemen
  • Cairo is a small city
  • Nabil Gorgy (b. 1944) Egypt
  • Rhythms in slow time
  • Yahya Taher Abdullah (1942-81) Egypt
  • The discontented
  • Leila Abouzeid (b. 1950) Morocco
  • Yahya Hakki (1905-92) Egypt
  • from The Net
  • Sherif Hetata (b. 1923) Egypt
  • from The polymath
  • Bensalem Himmich (b. 1949) Morocco
  • from A man of letters
  • Taha Hussein (1889-1973) Egypt
  • The old man
  • Gamil Atia Ibrahim (b. 1937) Egypt
  • from Zaat
  • Have you seen Alexandria station?
  • from The committee
  • Sonallah Ibrahim (b. 1937) Egypt
  • from Sabriya: Damascus bitter sweet
  • Ulfat Idilbi (b. 1912) Syria
  • House of flesh
  • from City of love and ashes
  • Yusuf Idris (1927-91) Egypt
  • The dead afternoon
  • Walid Ikhlassi (b. 1935) Syria
  • from In search of Walid Masoud
  • Abdou Gubeir (b. 1950) Egypt
  • Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1919-94) Palestine
  • The hill of gypsies
  • Said al-Kafrawi (b. 1939) Egypt
  • The slave fort
  • from Men in the sun
  • Ghassan Kanafani (1936-72) Palestine
  • from Wild thorns
  • Sahar Khalifeh (b. 1941) Palestine
  • from Rama and the dragon
  • Edwar al-Kharrat (b. 1926) Egypt
  • At last the almond blossomed
  • from A sky so close
  • Betool Khedairi (b. 1965) Iraq
  • from The journey of little Gandhi
  • Elias Khoury (b. 1948) Lebanon
  • Clocks like horses
  • Mohamed Khudayir (b. 1942) Iraq
  • from The bleeding of the stone
  • The ill-omened golden bird
  • Ibrahim al-Koni (b. 1948) Libya
  • The conjurer made off with the dish
  • Emile Habiby (1921-96) Palestine
  • from Arabian nights and days
  • from Palace walk
  • Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006) Egypt
  • from Diary of a country prosecutor
  • Tawfik al-Hakim (1898-1987) Egypt
  • from The lamp of Umm Hashim
  • A story from prison
  • Benevolence
  • Sabri Moussa (b. 1932) Egypt
  • from Endings
  • ʼAbd al-Rahman Munif (1933-2004) Saudi Arabia
  • Your uncle was a poet
  • Muhammad al Murr (b. 1955) United Arab Emirates
  • I've been here before
  • Buthaina Al Nasiri (b. 1947) Iraq
  • A house not her own
  • Emily Nasrallah (b. 1931) Lebanon
  • The pilot
  • from Prairies of fever
  • Ibrahim Nasrallah (b. 1954) Egypt
  • Nights of musk
  • Haggag Hassan Oddoul (b. 1944) Egypt
  • Three meaningless tales
  • Yusuf al-Qaʼid (b. 1944) Egypt
  • The whistle
  • Abd al-Hakim Qasim (1935-90) Egypt
  • from Leaves of narcissus
  • Somaya Ramadan (b. 1951) Egypt
  • Mohamed Makhzangi (b. 1950) Egypt
  • An incident in the Ghobashi household
  • Alifa Rifaat (1930-95) Egypt
  • She has no place in paradise
  • from Woman at point zero
  • Nawal El Saadawi (b. 1931) Egypt
  • from Season of migration to the north
  • from Bandarshah
  • The Cypriot man
  • Tayeb Salih (b. 1929) Sudan
  • A gypsy without a haven
  • Presence of the absent man
  • Ghada Samman (b. 1942) Syria
  • My fellow passenger
  • Ibrahim Samouiel (b. 1951) Syria
  • Distant seas
  • Habib Selmi (b. 1951)Tunisia
  • The clock
  • Khairy Shalaby (b. 1938) Egypt
  • The Persian carpet
  • from Beirut blues
  • Hanan al-Shaykh (b. 1945) Lebanon
  • Alia Mamdouh (b. 1944) Iraq
  • from The tent
  • Miral al-Tahawy (b. 1968) Egypt
  • from Fragments of memory
  • Hanna Mina (b. 1924) Syria
  • from Memory in the flesh
  • Ahlam Mosteghanemi (b. 1953) Algeria
  • The comedy of death
  • Mahmoud Teymour (1894-1974) Egypt
  • The dream
  • Abdel Salam al-Ujaili (b. 1918) Syria
  • The day grandpa came
  • Mahmoud Al-Wardani (b. 1950) Egypt
  • from The earthquake
  • Tahir Wattar (b. 1936) Algeria
  • from The open door
  • Latifa al-Zayyat (1923-96) Egypt
  • from Love in exile
  • Snake hunting
  • Mohamed Zefzaf (1945-2001)
  • Bahaa Taher (b. 1935) Egypt
  • from The long way back
  • Fuad al-Takarli (b. 1927)
  • A summary of what happened to Mohammed al-Mahmoudi
  • Zakaria Tamer (b. 1929) Syria
  • from Dunyazad
  • May Telmissany (b. 1965) Egypt
Control code
ocm65341272
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xx, 486 pages
Isbn
9781400079766
Lccn
2006043980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o65341272
  • (OCoLC)65341272
Label
The Anchor book of modern Arabic fiction, edited by Denys Johnson-Davies
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-486)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dreams seen by a blind boy
  • Yusuf Abu Rayya (b. 1955) Egypt
  • from Dongola
  • Idris Ali (b. 1940) Egypt
  • The doctor's prescription
  • Daisy Al-Amir (b. 1935) Iraq
  • I saw the date-palms
  • Radwa Ashour (b. 1946) Egypt
  • The little girl in green from Nile sparrows
  • Ibrahim Aslan (b. 1939) Egypt
  • from No one sleeps in Alexandria
  • from The Yacoubian building
  • Alaa Al Aswany (b. 1957) Egypt
  • from A land of stone and thyme
  • Liana Badr (b. 1950) Palestine
  • from A certain woman
  • Hala El Badry (b. 1954) Egypt
  • Dotty Noona
  • from The golden chariot
  • Salwa Bakr (b. 1949) Egypt
  • from The tiller of waters
  • Ibrahim Abdel Meguid (b. 1946) Egypt
  • Hoda Barakat (b. 1952) Lebanon
  • Life by installments
  • Mohammed Barrada (b. 1938) Morocco
  • Drought
  • from Clamor of the lake
  • Mohamed El-Bisatie (b. 1938) Egypt
  • Flower crazy
  • Mohamed Choukri (1935-2003) Morocco
  • from Dear Mr. Kawabata
  • Rashid al-Daif (b. 1945) Lebanon
  • Ya Khabiir
  • from The hostage
  • Zayd Mutee' Dammaj (1943-98) Yemen
  • Apples of paradise
  • Brahim Dargouthi (b. 1955) Tunisia
  • from Gardens of the night
  • Ahmad Faqih (b. 1942) Libya
  • Sunset
  • Fathy Ghanem (1924-98) Egypt
  • from Zayni Barakat
  • Gamal al-Ghitani (b. 1945) Egypt
  • Mohammad Abdul-Wali (1940-73) Yemen
  • Cairo is a small city
  • Nabil Gorgy (b. 1944) Egypt
  • Rhythms in slow time
  • Yahya Taher Abdullah (1942-81) Egypt
  • The discontented
  • Leila Abouzeid (b. 1950) Morocco
  • Yahya Hakki (1905-92) Egypt
  • from The Net
  • Sherif Hetata (b. 1923) Egypt
  • from The polymath
  • Bensalem Himmich (b. 1949) Morocco
  • from A man of letters
  • Taha Hussein (1889-1973) Egypt
  • The old man
  • Gamil Atia Ibrahim (b. 1937) Egypt
  • from Zaat
  • Have you seen Alexandria station?
  • from The committee
  • Sonallah Ibrahim (b. 1937) Egypt
  • from Sabriya: Damascus bitter sweet
  • Ulfat Idilbi (b. 1912) Syria
  • House of flesh
  • from City of love and ashes
  • Yusuf Idris (1927-91) Egypt
  • The dead afternoon
  • Walid Ikhlassi (b. 1935) Syria
  • from In search of Walid Masoud
  • Abdou Gubeir (b. 1950) Egypt
  • Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1919-94) Palestine
  • The hill of gypsies
  • Said al-Kafrawi (b. 1939) Egypt
  • The slave fort
  • from Men in the sun
  • Ghassan Kanafani (1936-72) Palestine
  • from Wild thorns
  • Sahar Khalifeh (b. 1941) Palestine
  • from Rama and the dragon
  • Edwar al-Kharrat (b. 1926) Egypt
  • At last the almond blossomed
  • from A sky so close
  • Betool Khedairi (b. 1965) Iraq
  • from The journey of little Gandhi
  • Elias Khoury (b. 1948) Lebanon
  • Clocks like horses
  • Mohamed Khudayir (b. 1942) Iraq
  • from The bleeding of the stone
  • The ill-omened golden bird
  • Ibrahim al-Koni (b. 1948) Libya
  • The conjurer made off with the dish
  • Emile Habiby (1921-96) Palestine
  • from Arabian nights and days
  • from Palace walk
  • Naguib Mahfouz (1911-2006) Egypt
  • from Diary of a country prosecutor
  • Tawfik al-Hakim (1898-1987) Egypt
  • from The lamp of Umm Hashim
  • A story from prison
  • Benevolence
  • Sabri Moussa (b. 1932) Egypt
  • from Endings
  • ʼAbd al-Rahman Munif (1933-2004) Saudi Arabia
  • Your uncle was a poet
  • Muhammad al Murr (b. 1955) United Arab Emirates
  • I've been here before
  • Buthaina Al Nasiri (b. 1947) Iraq
  • A house not her own
  • Emily Nasrallah (b. 1931) Lebanon
  • The pilot
  • from Prairies of fever
  • Ibrahim Nasrallah (b. 1954) Egypt
  • Nights of musk
  • Haggag Hassan Oddoul (b. 1944) Egypt
  • Three meaningless tales
  • Yusuf al-Qaʼid (b. 1944) Egypt
  • The whistle
  • Abd al-Hakim Qasim (1935-90) Egypt
  • from Leaves of narcissus
  • Somaya Ramadan (b. 1951) Egypt
  • Mohamed Makhzangi (b. 1950) Egypt
  • An incident in the Ghobashi household
  • Alifa Rifaat (1930-95) Egypt
  • She has no place in paradise
  • from Woman at point zero
  • Nawal El Saadawi (b. 1931) Egypt
  • from Season of migration to the north
  • from Bandarshah
  • The Cypriot man
  • Tayeb Salih (b. 1929) Sudan
  • A gypsy without a haven
  • Presence of the absent man
  • Ghada Samman (b. 1942) Syria
  • My fellow passenger
  • Ibrahim Samouiel (b. 1951) Syria
  • Distant seas
  • Habib Selmi (b. 1951)Tunisia
  • The clock
  • Khairy Shalaby (b. 1938) Egypt
  • The Persian carpet
  • from Beirut blues
  • Hanan al-Shaykh (b. 1945) Lebanon
  • Alia Mamdouh (b. 1944) Iraq
  • from The tent
  • Miral al-Tahawy (b. 1968) Egypt
  • from Fragments of memory
  • Hanna Mina (b. 1924) Syria
  • from Memory in the flesh
  • Ahlam Mosteghanemi (b. 1953) Algeria
  • The comedy of death
  • Mahmoud Teymour (1894-1974) Egypt
  • The dream
  • Abdel Salam al-Ujaili (b. 1918) Syria
  • The day grandpa came
  • Mahmoud Al-Wardani (b. 1950) Egypt
  • from The earthquake
  • Tahir Wattar (b. 1936) Algeria
  • from The open door
  • Latifa al-Zayyat (1923-96) Egypt
  • from Love in exile
  • Snake hunting
  • Mohamed Zefzaf (1945-2001)
  • Bahaa Taher (b. 1935) Egypt
  • from The long way back
  • Fuad al-Takarli (b. 1927)
  • A summary of what happened to Mohammed al-Mahmoudi
  • Zakaria Tamer (b. 1929) Syria
  • from Dunyazad
  • May Telmissany (b. 1965) Egypt
Control code
ocm65341272
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xx, 486 pages
Isbn
9781400079766
Lccn
2006043980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o65341272
  • (OCoLC)65341272

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