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Description - Transcending Traditions by Barbara Michalak

Transcending Traditions is an attempt to systemise Thurayya AI-Baqsami's literary creativity as well as examining the significance of her artistic work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788323326885
ISBN-10: 8323326886
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 157mm x mm)
Pages: 116
Imprint: Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, Wydawnictwo
Publisher: Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, Wydawnictwo
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2009
Country of Publication: Poland

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Author Biography - Barbara Michalak

Barbara Michalak-Pikulska is the Head of the Arabic Department of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. She obtained her Ph.D. in Arabic Literature from the Jagiellonian University in 1994, and now she is professor of Modern Arabic Literature. She has spent many years in Kuwait and other countries of the Gulf and the fruits of her studies include: Tradition and Innovation in the Works of Layla al-'Uthman (in Arabic, Beirut 1997), Thurayya al-Baqsami. Between a Brush and a Pen (in Arabic, Kuwait 1997; in English, Krakow 2009), The Contemporary Kuwaiti Short Story in Peace Time and War 1929-1995 (Krakow 1998), An Outline of Contemporary Short Story Writings of the Arabian Peninsula. Selected Problems and Source Readings (Krakow 2000), Modern Poetry and Prose of Oman 1970-2000 (Krakow 2002), Modern Poetry and Prose of Bahrain (Krakow 2006), Authority, Privacy and Public Order in Islam (ed. with A. Pikulski, Leuven-Paris-Dudley, MA 2006), Intertextuality in Modern Arabic Literature Since 1967 (ed. with P. Starkey, L. Deheuvels; Durham 2006 1st ed.; Manchester 2010 2nd ed.), as well as many papers on various aspects of contemporary Arabic literature.

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