Sufism in the contemporary Arabic novel

Ziad Elmarsafy*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Book/ReportBook

21 Citations (Scopus)


This book will present close readings of three contemporary Arabic novelists - an Egyptian (Gamal Al-Ghitany), an Algerian (Taher Ouettar) and a Touareg Libyan (Ibrahim Al-Koni) - who have all turned to Sufism as a literary strategy aimed at negotiating issues both literary and political.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
ISBN (Print)9780748641406
Publication statusPublished - 12 Nov 2012


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