International Journal of Middle East Studies

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Book Review

Roger Allen and D. S. Richards, eds., Arabic Literature in the Post-Classical Period, The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006). Pp. 492. $220.00 cloth.

Wen-chin Ouyanga1

a1 Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London; e-mail: