Roger Allen

Roger Allen retired in 2011 from his position as the Sascha Jane Patterson Harvie Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served for forty-three years as Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature. He is the author and translator of numerous publications on Arabic literature, modern fiction and drama, and language pedagogy.

 

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  1. What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Us
    Trenchant and witty critiques of life in Cairo under British ruleWhat 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Us is a masterpiece of early 20th-century Arabic prose. Penned by the Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Muwaylihi, this highly original work... Learn More
    Published: 10th April 2018
    Paperback | £13.99
  2. What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Us
    With What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Us, the Library of Arabic Literature brings readers an acknowledged masterpiece of early 20th-century Arabic prose. Penned by the Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Muwaylihi, this exceptional title... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2015
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £37.00
  3. What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Us
    With What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Us, the Library of Arabic Literature brings readers an acknowledged masterpiece of early 20th-century Arabic prose. Penned by the Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Muwaylihi, this exceptional title... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2015
    Hardback | £34.00