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Islamic Literature: Articles

Provides an overview of Arabic literature, primarily books, poetry and folktales. The literary works by Arabic speaking Turks, Persians, Syrians, Egyptians, Indians, Jews, and other Africans and Asians, as well as the Arabs themselves.

Finding Articles

Check the following databases for articles on Arabic literature from journals and magazines.

Academic Search Premier

MLA International Bibliography


Columbia Granger's World of Poetry 
Biographical information on poets and full-text of poems.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Humanities International Complete

LION (Literature Online)

Literary Reference Center

Project Muse