Writing the Self : Autobiographical Writing in Modern Arabic Literature Hardback
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
- Publication Date: 14/02/2001
- Category: Autobiography: general
- ISBN: 9780863567278