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Published by Saqi Books in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Arabic poetry -- Women authors -- Translations into English.,
  • Arabic poetry -- Women authors.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAbdullah al-Udhari.
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsUdhari, Abdullah, 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7694.E3 C55 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6822045M
ISBN 100863560962, 0863560474
LC Control Number00302630

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