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Arabic Children's Literature Today: Determining Factors and Tendencies

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 October 2020


Dedicated to the memory of Muḥiyy al-Dīn al-Labbād (1940–2010)

In spite of great obstacles, modern arabic children's literature has seen remarkable developments lately, both in quality of text and illustrations and in breadth of subject matter. Moreover, the intricate question of which variety of Arabic to use in writing for children can now be answered in different ways, closely linked to different conceptions of Arab culture.

Theories and Methodologies
Copyright © Modern Language Association of America, 2011

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