Literary Heritage

The Literary Heritage of the Arabs

Edited by Suheil Bushrui and James M. Malarkey

September 2012 | £35.00 | $54.95 | 496pp

The Literary Heritage of the Arabs samples some of the finest literature produced by Arab writers in the last 1,500 years. The selection of poetry and prose spans many genres and styles, conveying the full range of Arab […]

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The Calligrapher’s Garden

April 2012 | £10.00 | $14.95 | 130pp

Hassan Massoudy’s elegant calligraphy depicts the four seasons of the garden. From the icy palettes of winter and the fading hues of autumn to delicate spring growth and the dazzling sunshine and blooms of summer, he captures in […]

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Legends of the Caucasus

David Hunt

March 2012 | £16.99 | $24.95 | 376pp

The Caucasus has an extremely rich folk literature, almost unknown among English speakers, which includes myths, legends, magical tales and proverbs. The one hundred legends included in this volume reflect the cultures of fourteen ethnic groups – their […]

A Reader of Modern Arabic Short Stories

A Reader of Modern Arabic Short Stories

Edited by Sabry Hafez and Catherine Cobham

August 2011 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 224pp

This reader consists of the full Arabic texts of eleven short stories by established Egyptian, Iraqi, Syrian and Jordanian writers. The earliest story, written in 1929, is by the Egyptian Maḥmūd Ṭāhir Lāshīn; and the most recent, written […]

Songs from Two Continents

Songs from Two Continents

Moris Farhi

March 2011 | £10.00 | 112pp

Songs from Two Continents is a paean on ‘dualities’. Here, Europe and Asia entwine, life and death stalk each other, nationalities fuse and Good and Evil wrestle relentlessly to give meaning to existence. Like such pathfinders as Nazım […]

Emerging Arab Voices

Emerging Arab Voices

Edited by Peter Clark

January 2011 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 256pp

In November 2009 the International Prize for Arabic Fiction organised a workshop for eight critically acclaimed writers from Egypt, Sudan, Tunisia, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates. This bilingual volume brings together the pieces produced […]

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