Abdul-Nabi Isstaif


1952 –

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Who is Abdul-Nabi Isstaif?

Abdul-Nabi Isstaif is a professor of Comparative Literature, Critical Theory and Translation at Damascus University.

Educated at the University of Damascus and St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, he is specialist in modern Arabic literature and criticism with special reference to Western influences. Professor Isstaif has taught at the University of Oxford, Sanaa University, King Saud University, New College of the University of South Florida and Roger Williams University, University of Jaumi I, Deakin University, Al-Baath University as well as the Academy of Dramatic Arts, the Higher Institute of Technology and Applied Sciences and the Higher Institute of Interpreting and Translation in Syria. He is also interested in Anglo-American Orientalism and in the Euro-Arab cultural relations in medieval and modern times, publishing several books in Arabic, and over 900 articles, papers, reviews and translations in both Arabic and English in more than 90 periodicals in Syria, the Arab World, Europe and the United States of America.

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on July 23, 2013


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