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Blindness & autobiography

Fedwa Malti-Douglas

Blindness & autobiography

Al-Ayyām of Ṭāhā Ḥusayn

by Fedwa Malti-Douglas

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ḥusayn, Ṭāhā, 1889-1973.,
  • Ḥusayn, Ṭāhā, 1889-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Blindness in literature.,
  • Blindness -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBlindness and autobiography.
    StatementFedwa Malti-Douglas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ7832.U7125 Z46335 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 201 p. ;
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2399096M
    ISBN 100691067333
    LC Control Number87029095

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