By Mushin J al-Musawi
Arabic Literature for the Classroom argues for a extra obvious presence of Arabic in the humanities and social sciences, stressing the necessity to make Arabic literature to be had as a global literature, with out destructive its personal precise characteristics.
The nineteen chapters which make up this publication broach theoretical and methodical cultural issues in instructing literatures from non-American cultures, besides problems with cross-cultural communique, cultural competency and translation. whereas a few chapters carry out the attention-grabbing and ever tantalizing connections among Arabic and the literatures of medieval Europe, others hire particular ways to educating specific texts, capability methodologies, topics and a number of issues which could position Arabic generally in an unlimited swathe of educational program and studying. issues which are explored contain gender, race, type, trauma, exile, dislocation, love, rape, humor, and cinema, in addition to concerns that relate to writers and poets, women’s writing and the so known as nahdah (revival) circulation within the 19th Century.
The comparative framework and multi-disciplinary process signifies that this ebook injects new lifestyles into the sector of Arabic Literature. it's going to as a result be a necessary source for college students, students and lecturers of Arabic Literature, in addition to for somebody with an curiosity in studying extra approximately Arabic tradition.
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Arabic Literature for the Classroom: Teaching Methods, Theories, Themes and Texts by Mushin J al-Musawi