Rama and the Dragon PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Rama and the Dragon free pdf A multi-layered novel about the depths of human experience and the struggle between polarities, "Rama and the Dragon" presents a love story of unrequited passion between Rama - the symbol of multiplicity and creativity - and Mikhail - the symbol of unity and constancy. Their story reflects the relationship not only between man and woman, Copt and Muslim, but also between Upper and Lower Egypt. Through a delicate grid of intertextual references and juxtaposed narratives, the dreams and hopes, fears and defeats of Rama and Mikhail move from the local to the global, corresponding to human dreams and anxieties everywhere.

About John Verlenden

Edwar al-Kharrat was born, raised, and educated in Alexandria. His first book of short stories, High Walls, was published in 1959. Since then he has written novels, criticism, and poetry. He is the winner of numerous international awards, including the Cavafis Prize, and his novels City of Saffron and Girls of Alexandria have been translated into English. Ferial Ghazoul is professor of English and comparative literature at the American University in Cairo. John Verlenden has taught writing at universities in Egypt, Jordan, and America. He presently teaches at the University of New Orleans.

Details Book

Author : John Verlenden
Publisher : The American University in Cairo Press
Data Published : 30 April 2003
ISBN : 9774246764
EAN : 9789774246760
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 340 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Rama and the Dragon



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Rama and the Dragon free pdfRama and the Dragon

    This multi-layered novel about the depths of human experience and the struggle between polarities. on the surface presents a love story of unrequited passion between Rama and Mikhail..


  • The Mantram Handbook free pdfThe Mantram Handbook

    The mantram. or mantra. is a short. powerful. spiritual formula from the world's great traditions. repeated silently in the mind. anytime. anywhere. Examples of mantrams are Rama. Rama. used by Gandhi..


  • Plush-O-Rama free pdfPlush-O-Rama

    Oddball handmade plush creatures have become one of today's hottest craft trends - and "Plush-O-Rama" (9781579908782) was the first book on the market to showcase this wildly popular toy phenomenon and help crafters create their own..


  • The Story of Divaali free pdfThe Story of Divaali

    The Story of Divaali is a wonderful rendition of the "Ramayana." an age-old Hindu epic filled with magic. miracles and adventure. The compelling story tells of a young prince Rama who overcomes Ravana the Demon King..


  • Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers free pdfCaptain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers

    "Featuring Flip-o-rama."--P. [4] of cover..


  • Rama and the Dragon free pdfRama and the Dragon

    . A multi-layered novel about the depths of human experience and the struggle between polarities, "Rama and the Dragon" presents a love story of unrequited passion between Rama - the symbol of multipl