Islam

Literary background of the Islamic World

  • The Qur’an
  • Sa’di: Story from the Gulistan
  • Sufi Verse: Hafiz, Rumi
  • Nizami: Layla and Majnun
  • Ibn Hazm al-Andalusi: The Dove’s Necklace
  • Wallada: To Ibn Zaidun
  • Firdausi: The Struggle Between Esfandiyar and Goshtasp
  • Usamah Ibn-Mundqidh: The Character and Customs of the Franks
  • Naguib Mahfouz: Half a Day
  • Mahmoud Darwish: Identity Card
  • The Ayatollah Khomeni: America, the Great Satan
  • Faiz Ahmad Faiz: Selected Poems
  • Kishwar Naheed: We Sinful Women
  • Assia Djebar: A Little Arab Girl’s First Day at School
  • Nawal El Saadawi: The Veil

Categories: Islam