A Matter of Fate

A Matter of Fate

The Concept of Fate in the Arab World as Reflected in Modern Arabic Literature

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In this book Dalya Cohen-Mor examines the evolution of the concept of fate in the Arab world through readings of religious texts, poetry, fiction, and folklore. She contends that belief in fate has retained its vitality and continues to play a pivotal role in the Arabs' outlook on life and their social psychology. Interwoven with the chapters are 16 modern short stories that further illuminate this topic.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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1 online resource (xxiv, 320 pages)


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