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New in Paper
Contemporary Iraqi Fiction
An Anthology

Edited and Translated from the Arabic by Shakir Mustafa

Paper $19.95    |    978-0-8156-1102-8    |    2018

Cloth $22.95    |    978-0-8156-0902-5    |    2008

ebook 978-0-8156-5445-2

Shedding a bright light on the rich diversity of Iraqi experience.

"A nuanced study of contemporary Iraqi fiction which touches on a rich tapestry of themes."—Al Jadid

"A crucial cultural exchange between Iraqi writers and readers of English."—Journal of Arabic Literature

"One of the most important books in 2008."—The Bloomsbury Review

"Contemporary Iraqi Fiction contains thirty-four stories by sixteen writers and succeeds in demonstrating that modern Iraqi fiction contains excellence across a range of styles."—Edinburgh Review

  Contemporary Iraqi Fiction

  Shakir Mustafa is a teaching professor of Arabic at Northeastern University. He co-edited A Century of Irish Drama: Widening the Stage and Seventeenth-Century English Poetry: An Introductory Course.

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