The novel in Saudi Arabia: emergence and development 1930-1989 ; an historical and critical study

Al-Qahtani, Sultan S.M. (1994) The novel in Saudi Arabia: emergence and development 1930-1989 ; an historical and critical study. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PI Oriental languages and literatures
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts
Supervisor's Name: Mattock, Prof. John
Date of Award: 1994
Depositing User: Mrs Marie Cairney
Unique ID: glathesis:1994-8131
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2017 14:02
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2017 14:04
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/8131

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