Brill Academic Publishers is proud to announce that Professor Muhsin al-Musawi accepted to serve as the new Executive Editor of the Journal of Arabic Literature. Former Executive Editor, Prof. Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych, Prof. Federico Corriente and Prof. James T. Monroe will serve on the journalís Editorial Board. Prof. Douglas C. Young will be the new Assistant Editor.
Professor Muhsin al-Musawi is an internationally renowned scholar and literary critic who joined The American University of Sharjah, and then Columbia University, with over 20 years' experience teaching at a number of institutions in the Middle East. Described by The Chronicle of Higher Education as "one of the Arab world's leading literary critics," al-Musawi's teaching and research interests span several periods and genres. He is the
author of 24 books (including four novels) and over 60 scholarly articles. His books include: Scheherazade in England (1981), The Society of One Thousand and One Nights (2000), and Anglo-Orient: Easterners in Textual Camps (2000). His most recent book, The Postcolonial Arabic Novel: Debating Ambivalence (Brill,
2003), is the first study of its kind to tackle the postcolonial in Arabic fiction. His forthcoming book Arabic Poetry: Trajectories of Tradition and Modernity (Routledge) represents the most comprehensive treatment of this topic to date. Al-Musawi is the recipient of numerous honors and awards including the prestigious Owais Award in Literary Criticism (2002). He has been a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Arabic Literature since 1999.
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