ARAB LITERATURE

This is a partial list of Arabic prose and poetry translated into English through the efforts of Salma Jayyusi. MODERN ARABIC POETRY, AN ANTHOLOGY, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi. Columbia University Press, 1987. 527 pp. Includes 93 poets.

LITERATURE OF MODERN ARABIA: AN ANTHOLOGY, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi. Keegan Paul International, United Kingdom, 1988. Forthcoming from University of Texas Press, 560 pp. Includes 58 poets, 36 fiction writers, and one playwright.

WILD THORNS, by Sahar Kahlifeh. Interlink Publishing, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1989. Translated by Trevor Le Gassick and Elizabeth Fernea. An account of everyday life in Israel's occupied territories.

WAR IN THE LAND OF EGYPT, by Yusuf Qa'id. Al Saqi Books, UK, 1986. Distributed by Interlink, translated by Olive, Lorne Kenny, and Christopher Tingley. A tragicomic moral tale about power and corruption in an Egyptian village.

THE SECRET LIFE OF SAEED, THE PESSOPTIMIST, by Emile Habiby. Zed International Ltd., UK, 1985. Distributed by Interlink, translated by Salma Khadra Jayyusi and Trevor Le Gassick.

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