Arab Representations of the Occident: East-West Encounters by Rasheed El-Enany

By Rasheed El-Enany

This is among the first books in English to discover Arab responses to Western tradition and values in sleek Arab literature. via in-depth learn El-Enany examines the attitudes as expressed usually via works of fiction written by means of Arab authors through the 20th, and, to a lesser quantity, 19th century. It constitutes an unique addition to the age-old East-West debate, and is especially appropriate to the present dialogue on Islam and the West.


Alongside elevating hugely topical questions about stereotypical ideas concerning Arabs and Muslims quite often, the e-book explores representations of the West by way of the most important Arab intellectuals over a two-century interval, as much as the current day, and may entice people with an curiosity in Islam, the center East, nationalism and the so-called ‘Clash of Civilizations’.

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