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The Marabout and the Muse: New Approaches to Islam in African Literature Kenneth W. Harrow

The Marabout and the Muse: New Approaches to Islam in African Literature

Kenneth W. Harrow

Published September 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780852555408
Paperback
262 pages
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Topics include literature in Swahili and other African languages- the involvement of women authors in Islamic literature- the place of Islamic orthodoxy in African texts- and the work of notable authors, such as Nuruddin Farah, Assia Djebar, and DrisMoreTopics include literature in Swahili and other African languages- the involvement of women authors in Islamic literature- the place of Islamic orthodoxy in African texts- and the work of notable authors, such as Nuruddin Farah, Assia Djebar, and Dris Chraibi. North America: Heinemann