Palestinian novel

a communication study by Ibrāhīm Ṭāhā

Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon in London, New York, NY

Written in English
Published: Pages: 236 Downloads: 381
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  • Arabic fiction -- Israel,
  • Arabic literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Palestinian Arabs in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-229) and index.

StatementIbrahim Taha.
SeriesCurzon studies in Arabic and Middle-Eastern literatures
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18327486M
ISBN 100700712712

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