Writing the Self : Autobiographical Writing in Modern Arabic Literature, Hardback Book


The chapters in this volume cover a broad spectrum of autobiographical material and ranges in time from the 17th century to the present day.

They include travelogues as a category of autobiographical writing, as well as a wide variety of the more traditional retrospective prose histories of the self.

Edward al-Kharrat gives a personal account of fiction and autobiography.

Novels, drama and poetry are all considered within the book's overall coverage.

Women writers and Palestinian authors are also given due consideration.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 420 pages
  • Publisher: Saqi Books
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  • Category: Autobiography: general
  • ISBN: 9780863567278



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