Arabic in Africa: Arabic Literature

This guide provides information on selected print and electronic resources for the study and teaching of Arabic language, literature, and culture with particular reference to Arabic spoken by the peoples of the Maghreb and neighboring regions of Africa.

Books at KU: Select Contemporary African Women Authors

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Manuscripts

Firdawsī, Shāhnāmah: manuscript, 1718-1721. MS Persian 78. Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. [Illuminated scene of copier's patron and writers], f. 400v.

Firdawsī, Shāhnāmah: manuscript, 1718-1721. MS Persian 78. Houghton Library,

Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.[Illuminated scene of copier's patron and writers], f. 400v.

http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ihp/manuscripts.html

 

Short stories about Mullah Nasreddin/ Juha

Known throughout the MENA region, Nassruddin is both wise and the village idiot. His humours stories are designed not only to entertain but also to provide important lessons about morality.

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