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The Other Middle East: An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature

Franck Salameh


This book is an original collection of Middle Eastern literature (Levantine literature). It offers a glimpse into a contemporary Middle East that defies common Western misconceptions and prejudices. Compiled over the course of more than two decades, the featured prose and poetry in translation reveals an extraordinary diversity of ethnicities, religions, languages, and cultures, and a surprising range of sentiments and ideas, that provide Western readers with a powerful new understanding of the rich mosaic that is the contemporary Middle East. The book explores the lives, thought, and works of ... More

Keywords: Middle Eastern literature, ethnicity, religion, Levantine literature, contemporary Middle East

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780300204445
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300204445.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Franck Salameh, author
Boston College

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