Cities of Salt
Language: en
Pages: 650
Authors: ʻAbd al-Raḥmān Munīf
Categories: Arabic fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Jonathan Cape

Spell-binding evocation of Bedouin life in the 1930s when oil is discovered by Americans in an unnamed Persian Gulf kingdom.
Memories of Our Future
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Ammiel Alcalay
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-12 - Publisher: City Lights Books

This text features essays from Ammiel Alcalay covering Mediterranean culture, Arabic literature, the war in Bosnia, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, the destruction of Carthage, and much more.
Cities of Salt
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: ʻAbd ar-Raḥmān Munīf
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher:

Books about Cities of Salt
Transgressive Truths and Flattering Lies
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Markus Schmitz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-30 - Publisher: transcript Verlag

This book explores the formative correlations and inventive transmissions of Anglophone Arab representations ranging from early 20th century Mahjar writings to contemporary transnational Palestinian resistance art. Tracing multiple beginnings and seminal intertexts, the comparative study of dissonant truth-making presents critical readings in which the notion of cross-cultural translation gets displaced
L'Ère électrique - The Electric Age
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Olivier Asselin, Silvestra Mariniello, Andrea Oberhuber
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-17 - Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

La découverte scientifique et la maîtrise de l'électricité ont bouleversé notre société au même titre que l'invention de l'écriture alphabétique durant l'Antiquité et de l'imprimerie à caractères mobiles au XVe siècle. Il ne s'agit pas seulement d'un phénomène naturel mis au service de l'homme par la science, mais d'un élément