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Title: The novel in Saudi Arabia : emergence and development 1930-1989 : an historical and critical study
Author: Al-Qahtani, Sultan S. M.
ISNI:       0000 0001 3407 8445
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1994
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This study aims to establish the identity of the Saudi novel, which has been hitherto neglected by scholars whether Saudi or non-Saudi; to consider the emergence and development of tho Saudi novel during the past sIxty years (1930-90) and the reasons for these; to investigate the peculiarities of the Saudi novel as well as the influence on it of the International novel, and the novel in other Arabic-speaking countries; to examine the factors that have led to the growth of the novel as a literary form in Saudi Arabia since the fifties; and appraise the 'artistic" development that has taken place In the novel itself, and in individual novelists since that time.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: PI Oriental languages and literatures ; PN0080 Criticism