Contemporary Iraqi fiction : an anthology /

Gathers work from sixteen Iraqi writers, all translated from Arabic, shedding a bright light on the rich diversity of Iraqi experience.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Mustafa, Shakir
Format: Book
Language:English
Arabic
Published: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2008.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Middle East literature in translation.
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Table of Contents:
  • Yusuf''s tales ; The turtle grandmother ; Friday bounties / Muhammad Khodayyir
  • Hayaat's garden ; Shahrazad and her narrators ; Lighter than angels / Lutfiyya al-Dulaimi
  • Waiting ; The returnee ; Breaking away ; Morning exercises ; A dreamer in dark times / Mahdi Isa al-Saqr
  • Her realm of the real ; Calendars ; Outage / Mayselun Hadi
  • The tattoo ; A man and a woman / Abdul Rahman Majeed al-Rubaie
  • The soul ; That thing we call age ; A dormant alphabet ; Sexual complacency / Samira Al-Mana
  • Goodbye, hippopotamus / Abdul Sattar Nasir
  • Zalaikha / Jalil al-Qaisi
  • Tantal / Samir Naqqash
  • Those boys / Salima Salih
  • The street vendor and the movies / Samuel Shimon
  • Bitter morning ; A figure in repose / Mahmoud Saeed
  • Bar of sweet dreams ; Sufi blessings / Nasrat Mardan
  • The nursery ; The other in the mirror / Ibtisam Abdullah
  • The Arctic refugee / Ibrahim Ahmed
  • A belly dancer from Baghdad / Shmuel Moreh.