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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.
of Ravishankar University Vol.06 No. A
(Science) 1993 pp. 47-51 ISSN 0970 5910
The Modern Trends Of Arabic Prose-Literature
Research Scientist ‘A’
Deptt. of Arabic B.H.U.
MS Received 24-8-92
Abstract : 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
in the full glare of western influences and acquired originality through imitation.
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