'An excellent reader.' --"Journal of Semitic Studies "
About the Author
Sabry Hafez is a distinguished literary critic. He has taught Arabic at universities in Egypt, Britain, Sweden and the United States. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at Qatar University. His many works include The Quest for Identities, winner of the Choice Outstanding Awards, and The Genesis of Arabic Discourse (both Saqi). Catherine Cobham studied Arabic in Leeds and Manchester, and currently teaches Arabic at the University of St Andrews. She has translated the work of Naguib Mahfouz, Mahmoud Darwish, Nawal El Saadawi and Adonis amongst others.
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