Item description for Tradition, Modernity, and Postmodernity in Arabic Literature: Essays in Honor of Professor Issa J. Boullata by Issa J. Boullata, Wael B. Hallaq & Kamal Abdel-Malek...
This volume offers a collection of essays by a group of scholars of Arabic literature. It explores various manifestations of traditional as well as modern and postmodern themes and techniques in Arabic literature. Tripartite concepts of tradition, modernity, and postmodernity in Arabic literary works are explored and analyzed. The volume illustrates the fact that Arabic literature has kept abreast not only of the primarily modern literary movements in the West but also of the "postmodern condition".
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More About Issa J. Boullata, Wael B. Hallaq & Kamal Abdel-Malek
Born in Jerusalem, Issa J. Boullata is a Palestinian writer, scholar, and translator who taught Arabic studies at Hartford Seminary, Connecticut, before moving to Montreal, where he taught graduate courses in Arabic literature, Modern Arab Thought, and Qur'anic Studies until recently at McGill University's Institute of Islamic Studies. The author of several books on Arabic literature and on the Qur'an, he is a noted translator of Arabic literature and has twice won the Arkansas Arabic Translation Award. He is contributing editor of Banipal magazine.
Issa J. Boullata has an academic affiliation as follows - McGill University.