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Publication details for Professor Paul StarkeyStarkey, Paul G. (2001). Fact and Fiction in al-Saq ala al-Saq. In Writing the Self: Autobiographical Writing in Modern Arabic Literature. De Moor, Ed, Ostie, Robin & Wild, Stefan Saqi Books.
- Publication type: Chapter in book
- ISSN/ISBN: 0863567274
Author(s) from Durham
The chapters in this volume cover a broad spectrum of autobiographical material and ranges in time from the 17th century to the present day. They include travelogues as a category of autobiographical writing, as well as a wide variety of the more traditional retrospective prose histories of the self. Edward al-Kharrat gives a personal account of fiction and autobiography. Novels, drama and poetry are all considered within the book's overall coverage. Women writers and Palestinian authors are also given due consideration.