Poetics of Love in the Arabic Novel: Nation-State, Modernity and Tradition

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INDEX
cAbbās, Iḥsān, 42, 67n3
cAbd al-Ṣabūr, Ṣalāḥ, 121–5, 126
Al-amīra tantaẓir (The princess awaits), 122
Baכd an yamūt al-malik (After the king dies), 122–6
Laylā wa al-Majnūn (Layla and the madman), 122
Maכsāt Ḥallāj (The tragedy of Hallaj), 122
Musāfir layl (Night traveller), 122
cAbduh, Muḥammad, 11, 14, 53
Al-Adāb (Beiruti literary magazine), 39, 193
al-Afghānī, Jamāl al-Dīn, 11, 14
al-cĀfiya, Muḥammad, 98
Africa: mapping, 50–1
al-cĀlam, Maḥmūd Amīn, 13
Alexandria, 54, 252
alienation, 43
allegory
Eliot, T. S.: ‘The Journey of the Magi’, 197
female characters, 250
al-Ghīṭānī, Jamāl: Khiṭaṭ al-Ghīṭānī, 49–50
Holy Grail, 209
Mahfouz, Naguib: Cairo Trilogy, 254, 262; Layālī alf layla, 131, 134, 137, 139, 145, 151, 155n12, 181
and modernity, 267
Odysseus, 247
al-Sayyāb, Badr Shākir, 223, 224
Allen, Roger, 9, 24
on Habiby, Emile: Pessoptimist, 99–100
on al-Muwayliḥī, Muḥammad: Ḥadīth cĪsā Ibn Hishām, 90, 95
Anderson, Benedict, 45, 134
Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, 42, 120
‘anxiety of influence’, 12
apocalypse, 229, 236
Arab–Israeli war, 17
Arab Novel: Visions of Social Reality symposium, Georgetown University (2002), 21, 28
Arabian Nights see Thousand and One Nights
Arabism, 57
artists: responsibilities, 20
aṣāla, 10, 12, 13
Asfour, Gaber (Jābir cUṣfūr), 5–6, 13, 15–16, 90
cAṭāyā, Raכīf, 240
authenticity
and contemporaneity, 12, 13
Egypt, 2
Habiby, Emile: Pessoptimist, 100
and legitimacy, 21
and modernity, 1, 11, 12
in novels, 3, 10, 16, 126–31
and the past, 12, 17
and tradition, 22
autobiographies
maqāmāt, 86
spiritual, 264
see also Ḥāwī’, Khalīl: Al-Sindbād fī rḥilatihi al-thāmina
Ayyubids, 51
al-cAzīziyya (Libya), 120
Bachelard, Gaston: Poetics of Space, 43
Badr, cAbd al-Muḥsin Ṭāhā, 3, 13, 17
Bammer, Angelika, 73
Banū Sāsān, 88
al-Bārūdī, Maḥmūd Sāmī, 11
Beard, Michael, 225–6, 230 ‘The Mahfouzian Sublime’, 255–6
Beaumont, Daniel, 174
Bedouins, 73
Berman, Marshall, 196
betrayal: Thousand and One Nights, 146
Bilād al-Shām, 56–7, 73
‘blackness’: American literature, 37
Bloom, Harold, 12
Bonaparte, Napoleon see Napoleon Bonaparte
Brooks, Peter: Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative, 187
Broton, Jerry, 44
Cairo
al-Ghīṭānī, Jamāl: Khiṭaṭ al-Ghīṭānī, 47, 58
Mahfouz, Naguib: Cairo Trilogy, 253, 254, 262–4; Layālī alf layla, 133
al-Maqrīzī: Al-khiṭaṭ al-Maqrīziyya, 49, 51
modernity, 48–9, 51–2, 63–4, 263

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