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Sufism in the contemporary arabic novel, Ziad Elmarsafy

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Sufism in the contemporary arabic novel
Title
Sufism in the contemporary arabic novel
Statement of responsibility
Ziad Elmarsafy
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Language
eng
Summary
Sufi characters - saints, dervishes, wanderers - occur regularly in modern Arabic literature. A select group of novelists to interrogate Sufism as a system of thought and language. In the work of writers like Naguib Mahfouz, Gamal Al-Ghitany, Taher Ouettar, Ibrahim Al-Koni, Mahmud Al-Mas'adi and Tayeb Salih we see a strong intertextual relationship with the Sufi masters of the past, including Al-Hallaj, Ibn Arabi, Al-Niffari and Al-Suhrawardi. This relationship becomes a means of interrogating the limits of the creative self, individuality, rationality and the manifold possibilities offered by
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Series statement
Edinburgh studies in modern Arabic literature
Sufism in the contemporary arabic novel, Ziad Elmarsafy
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Sufism in the contemporary arabic novel, Ziad Elmarsafy
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3366/j.ctt3fgs8v
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-251) and index
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online resource
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cr
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Color
multicolored
Content category
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Ouverture; 1. Naguib Mahfouz: (En)chanting Justice; 2. Tayeb Salih: The Returns of the Saint; 3. Mahmud Al-Maʻadı: Witnessing Immortality; 4. The Survival of Gamal Al-Ghitany; 5. Ibrahim Al-Koni: Writing and Sacrifice; 6. Tahar Ouettar: The Saint and the Nightmare of History; Epilogue: Bahaa Taher, Solidarity and Idealism; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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1 online resource (xii, 260 pages).
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9780748655649
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