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The scope of this essay is to unveil the stark reality that academic literary classification often creates boundaries discouraging liberal reading processes in Arabic literature. This is due to diverse historical processes This essay is concerned with illustrating the plurality of meaning concealed in a text that may be prised out through a more heterodox reading process. This is due to diverse historical processes that have inhibited allegorical and polysemic interpretations of texts. Al-Koni makes use of a specific typology of space and rhetorical metaphor to induce a multiplicity of meaning.
A Tuareg by birth, Ibrahim al-Koni is no longer considered to be simply an emerging author. His works have now earned him international repute and prestigious academic recognition. Themed primarily around a desert context, his novels have been categorized as post-modern, polyphonic, magical, socialist and Sufi fabula. In it the desert provides a landscape rich in allusions while metaphors allow readers to engage in creative interpretation.
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Beautifully written, this book gives an evocative look into the desert, and the importance of ecological balance. Its walls have sheltered unknown wayfarers—most of them men but a few women as well. Local history buffs say she arrived from the south and entered Waw at twilight, through the Oases Gate. Mellon Foundation. Nor did I believe any longer that this lost soul would be able to find its way back to the mythical spirit of Russian nature. Today national boundaries and policies hinder this migratory pattern, and during the last fifty years there have been armed Tuareg insurrections in Mali and Niger.
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Description A Tuareg by birth, Ibrahim al-Koni is no longer considered to be simply an emerging author. His works have now earned him international repute and prestigious academic recognition.
Themed primarily around a desert context, his novels have been categorized as post-modern, polyphonic, magical or socialist realism, and Sufi fabula. This book takes a close look at one of al-Koni's works - The Bleeding of the Stone- and attempts to prise out philosophical reflections concealed in the text.