Arabic !iteraturc from Pre-lslamlc times 10 dale hllli its high and Low periods. In .c1ass1cal Innes the Arabic prose was restricted lo 'Maqarila'1. and 'Risala'" only and did not extent to extend to drama,. novel or short story i.e. creative writing. The entry of Europeans in the Arab world as victors, offered something the Arabs did not have. Earliearvariety of literary expressions and creative intellectualforms. Though the traditional wnters and conservatives resisted the movement of modernism to the extent possible, yet theycould not curb the movement of revival and the Arabs went through various stages of .imitation, translation and Arabisation. till they eventually reached the stage of absorption of Western literary forms to mould their themes. Arabic literature thus developed in the full glare of western influences and acquired originality through imitation.
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Hasan (1993). The Modern Trends Of Arabic Prose-Literature. Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-A: SOCIAL-SCIENCE), 6(1), pp.47-51.