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Title:
Tablet & pen : literary landscapes from the modern Middle East : a Words without borders anthology
Author:
Aslan, Reza editor.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xxiv, 657 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
Spans a century of poems, short stories, novels, memoirs, and essays by Sait Faik Abasiyanik, Azra Abbas, Ghulam Abbas, Abu Salma, Adonis (Ali Ahmad Sa'id Asbar), Jalal Al-e Ahmad, Pegah Ahmadi, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Nazik al-Malāʼikah, Mozaffar al-Nawwab, Melih Cevdet Anday, ʻArrār (Mustafa Wahbi al-Tal), Manouchehr Atashi, Reza Baraheni, Faraj Bayraqdar, Simin Behbahani, Alireza Behnam, Sadeq Chubak, Ismat Chughtai, Zayd Mutee' Dammaj, Simin Daneshvar, Mahmoud Darwish, Parvin E'tesami, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Forugh Farrokhzad, Altaf Fatima, Khalil Gibran, Hoiushang Golshiri, Melisa Gürpinar, Yahya Haqqi, Haydar Haydar, Sadegh Hedayat, Nâzim Hikmet, Abdullah Hussein, Intizaar Hussein, Yusif Idris, Muhammad Iqbal, Ali Sardar Jafri, Mohammad Ali Jamalzadeh, Ghassan Kanafani, Orhan Veli Kanik, Refik Halit Karay, Cemil Kavukçu, Yaşar Kemal, Naguib Mahfouz, ʻAbd al-Raḥīm Mahmud, Saʻādat Ḥasan Manto, Miraji (Muḥammad S̲ānāʼullāh Dār), Zakaria Mohammad, Nader Naderpour, Kishwar Naheed, Aziz Nesin, Orhan Pamuk, Zoya Pirzad, Hamid Reza Rahimi, N.M. Rashed, Fahmida Riaz, Oktay Rifat, Zeeshan Sahil, Ahmad Shamloo, Cemal Süreya, Zakariyya Tami, Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar. Goli Taraghi, Akhtar ul-Iman, Saadi Youssef, Can Yücel, Nima Yushij, and Haifa Zangana.
General Note:
"A Words without Borders anthology."

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
1910-1950. The language of invention : the renaissance of Arabic literature, 1910-1920 ; My country : the nationalization of Turkish literature, 1920-1930 ; Once upon a time : politics and piety in Persian literature, 1930-1940 ; Rise up! : Pakistan and the independence of Urdu literature, 1940-1950 -- 1950-1980. I am Arab : literature at midcentury ; Strangers in a strange land : Turkish literature after Atatürk ; Those days : Persian literature between two revolutions ; Between the dusk and dawn of history : Urdu literature after partition -- 1980-2010. Ask me about the future : the globalization of Middle East literature, 1980-2010.
Added Author:
Added Uniform Title:
Words without borders anthology.
ISBN:
9780393065855
Format :
Book