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Leg over Leg: Volumes Three and Four - al-Shidyaq, Ahmad Faris, and Davies, Humphrey (Translated by)
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The life, birth, and early years of 'the Fariyaq'-the alter ego of the Arab intellectual Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of "the Fariyaq," alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often hilarious adventures of the Fariyaq, as he moves from his native Lebanon to Egypt, Malta, Tunis, England, and France, provide the author with grist for wide-ranging discussions of the ...

Leg over Leg: Volumes Three and Four 2015, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781479813292

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