The Resource Poetics of love in the Arabic novel : nation-state, modernity and tradition, Wen-chin Ouyang, (electronic resource)

Poetics of love in the Arabic novel : nation-state, modernity and tradition, Wen-chin Ouyang, (electronic resource)

Label
Poetics of love in the Arabic novel : nation-state, modernity and tradition
Title
Poetics of love in the Arabic novel
Title remainder
nation-state, modernity and tradition
Statement of responsibility
Wen-chin Ouyang
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Considers the Arabic novel within the triangle of the nation-state, modernity and tradition. The novel is now a major genre in the Arabic literary field; this book explores the development of the novel, especially the ways in which the genre engages with aesthetics, ethics and politics in a cross-cultural context and from a transnational perspective. It takes love and desire as the central tropes through which the Arabic novel tells the tale of its search for form in a world mapped by conflicting ideas. As it falls in love with the nation-state, the Arabic novel flirts with modernity and lives u
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
892.7/3/093543
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ7572.L68
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Label
Poetics of love in the Arabic novel : nation-state, modernity and tradition, Wen-chin Ouyang, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: presenting the past: the Arabic novel and the dialectics of modernisation -- Nation-state -- Nation-without-state -- Legitimacy of the nation -- Impropriety of the state -- Decolonisation -- Modernisation -- Afterword: the future is a foreign country
Control code
ocn801440855
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748655052
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613795540
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3431zp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28701318
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)801440855
  • jstor0748655050

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