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Thou Shalt Not Speak My Language

Abdelfattah Kilito
Translated from the Arabic by Waïl S. Hassan

Paper $14.95    |    978-0-8156-3560-4    |    2017

Cloth $19.95s    |    978-0-8156-3191-0    |    2008

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"One of the most original and imaginative Arab literary critics working today. A keen close-reader, he is driven by a sense of playfulness and irony, and is untrammeled by Western literary theory today. . . . Essential."—Choice

"Its availability to Anglophone scholars of Arabic literature, as well as students of comparative literature and literary theory, [is] an invaluable service to the literary profession."—Terry DeYoung, author of Placing the Poet: Badr Shakir al-Sayyab and Postcolonial Iraq

  Thou Shalt Not Speak My Language

  Abdelfattah Kilito, professor in the Department of French at Muhammad V University in Rabat, Morocco, has published extensively on Arabic literature. His book The Author and His Doubles was also published by Syracuse University Press. Waïl S. Hassan is associate professor of comparative literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Tayeb Salih: Ideology and the Craft of Fiction, also published by Syracuse University Press.

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