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Novel, Arabic
(4,419 words)

The Arabic novel, often called “the Arabs’ modern archive” (dīwān al-ʿarab al-muʿāṣir), can safely be regarded as one of the most important modes of expression of Arab literary culture, …

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Guth, Stephan, “Novel, Arabic”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 20 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_27115>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: 9789004269606, 2014, 2014-1

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