This fully revised second edition of The Modern Arabic Short Story is a unique anthology offering English translations of previously unavailable Arabic texts. Each story has been beautifully translated and carefully collected in this unique updated edition. The Modern Arabic Short Story provides a valuable introduction and overview of this classical form of storytelling.
MOHAMMAD SHAHEEN is Professor of English at the University of Jordan, and Vice President of Mu'tah University. He was educated at King's College, Cambridge University, and is the author of George Meredith: A Reappraisal of the Novels, and Selected Letters of George Meredith. His contributions to journals include articles on Forster, Conrad, Tayeb Salih, Munif, Eliot and Pound.