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Vol. 1 No. 9 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in December 1913. This issue continues the serialization of Ameen Rihani’s novella Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley]. Other work originally written in Arabic includes a piece of criticism by…
funun191312_v1.9WM.pdf

Date: October 1913
Vol. 1 No. 7 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in October 1913. It begins with a photograph of Ameen Rihani and features the first portion of a novella, Zanbaqat al-Ghawr [The Lily of the Valley], that was serialized in Al-Funun. Other original…
funun191310_v1.7WM.pdf

Date: August 1913
Vol. 1 No. 5 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in August 1913. This issue contains a number of pieces by the authors who would form the Pen League:  it opens with a short story by Kahlil Gibran; has two pieces by Ameen Rihani, a short story and…
funun191308_v1.5WM.pdf

Date: June 1913
Vol. 1 No. 3 of الفنون, Al-Funun, was published in June 1913. Unlike the first two issues, this journal contains a greater mixture of genres:  in addition to poetry and short stories, this issue contains many essays, including several by Arabic…
funun191306_v1.3WM.pdf

Date: April 1913
Vol. 1 No. 1 of الفنون, or Al-Funun was published in April 1913.  The first issue opened with a photograph of and poem by Kahlil Gibran and a short story by Amin Rihani and ended with a statement of purpose written by the editors. Between these, the…
funun191304_v1.1WM.pdf

Date: 1895
كتاب الغريب في الغرب [Kitab al-Ghareeb fi al-Gharb], or Strangers in the West: The Trip of Mikhail Asad Rustum to America, 1885-1895, was one of the first, if not the first, travelogues about America written by an Arab author. It recounts the…
al-Ghareeb f al-Gharb_sm_wm.pdf
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