Modern Literature in the Near and Middle East 1850-1970

By: Ostle, Robin (ed.)

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Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 248 pages in three Parts: The age of translation and adaptation, 1850 - 1914, From romantic nationalism to social criticism, 1914 - 1950 & The age of ideology and polarization since 1950. Part I has five sections: Modernization and literature in the near and middle east 1850 - 1914, Turkey, The Arab world, Iran and Modern Hebrew. Part II has five sections: The political setting 1914 - 1950, Turkey, The Arab world, Modern hebrew & Iran. Part III has five sections: The age of ideology and polarization, Turkey, The mashriq, The maghrib, & Israel with bibliography and index. Each section is by a different contributor, 14 in all, including the editor.


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This volume contains a series of essays which trace the development of modern literary sensibility, brought about by rapid modernization in the Near and Middle East. The contributors focus particularly on the literatures of Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Israel and North Africa.

Title: Modern Literature in the Near and Middle East 1850-1970

Author: Ostle, Robin (ed.)

Categories: Middle East, Literary Criticism,

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Routledge: 1991

ISBN Number: 0415058228

ISBN Number 13: 9780415058223

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 111948

Keywords: MIDDLE EASTERN LITERATURE HISTORY CRITICISM,