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Arabic Literature for the Classroom : Teaching Methods, Theories, Themes and Texts (Paperback)
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This edited volume presents theoretical and methodical cultural concerns in teaching literatures from non-American cultures along with issues of cross-cultural communication, cultural competency and translation. Covering topics and themes such as the 1001 Nights, Maqamat, Arabic poetry, women’s writing, classical poetics, issues of gender, race, and class, North African concerns, language acquisition through literature, frame tales, Arab-spring writing, women’s correspondence, issues connected with the so called nahdah (revival) movement in the 19th century, humor, and many others, the book provides instructors with perspectives and topics that serve in both the planning of new courses- and accommodation to already existing programs and courses.