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Anthology of humour in Arab literature

Anthology of humour in Arab literature

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Published by Riad El-Rayyes in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    Statementby Ali Mroueh. Vol. 3, Emigrants.
    ContributionsMroueh, Ali.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15194044M
    ISBN 101869844211

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