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Arabic Literature

In this short video experts discuss the diversity of Arabic literature throughout history.

Arabic literature has a long history in countries throughout the Arab world from poetry to early travelers' accounts of foreign lands. Literature in the Arab world often reflects society, poets would write criticisms or praises of rulers. Today Arabic literature continues its diverse tradition as authors create works of fiction, graphic novels, and explore Arab identities. 

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