Issues in Translation: The Library of Arabic Literature


WHEN December 15, 2016
6:30-7:45 PM WHERE The Cultural & Scientific Association WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

As an editor for the Library of Arabic Literature, the speaker discusses general issues in translation. The Library of Arabic Literature series offers Arabic editions and English translations of significant works of Arabic literature, with an emphasis on the seventh to nineteenth centuries. This includes texts from the pre-Islamic era to the cusp of the modern period, and encompasses a wide range of genres, including poetry, poetics, fiction, religion, philosophy, law, science, history, and historiography.

  • Michael Cooperson, Editor, Library of Arabic Literature, NYUAD; Professor of Arabic, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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