Denys Johnson-Davies

Denys Johnson-Davies

Modern Arabic literature achieved international recognition when Mahfouz was awarded the Nobel prize in 1988 (.....) Mahfouz also rendered Arabic literature a great service by developing, over the years, a form of language in which many of the archaisms and cliches that had become fashionable were discarded, a language that could serve as an adequate instrument for the writing of fiction in these times.More Denys Johnson-Davies quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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