By Ameen Rihani,Todd Fine,Geoffrey Nash,Christoph Schumann,Layla Al Maleh,Wail Hassan,Youssef Choueiri,Nathan C. Funk,Hani Bawardi,Ameen Albert Rihani
First released in 1911, Ameen Rihani’s Book of Khalid is greatly thought of the 1st Arab American novel. The semi autobiographical paintings chronicles the adventures of 2 younger males, Khalid and Shakib, who go away Lebanon for the us to discover paintings as peddlers in reduce ny. After combined good fortune at immersing themselves in American tradition, the 2 go back to the center East at a time of turmoil following the younger Turk Revolution within the Ottoman Empire. Khalid makes an attempt to combine his Western stories with jap non secular values, turning into an absurd, but all too severe, mixture of political progressive and prophet. The e-book of Khalid bargains readers a heady mixture of picaresque, philosophical discussion, and immigrant story.
In this severe variation, nice contains the textual content of the unique 1911 variation, a considerable thesaurus, and supplemental essays by means of major Rihani students. Demonstrating the achieve and value of the paintings, those essays handle various topics, together with Rihani’s artistic affects, philosophical components, and the old context of the unconventional. Attracting a brand new new release of readers to Rihani’s leading edge paintings, this version finds his persisted resonance with modern Arab American literature.
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The Book of Khalid: A Critical Edition by Ameen Rihani,Todd Fine,Geoffrey Nash,Christoph Schumann,Layla Al Maleh,Wail Hassan,Youssef Choueiri,Nathan C. Funk,Hani Bawardi,Ameen Albert Rihani