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wedding of Zein

& other stories

by al-TМЈayyib SМЈaМ„lihМЈ

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Tayeb Salih ; translated from the Arabic by Denys Johnson-Davies ; illustrated by Ibrahim Salahi.
SeriesArab authors -- 13.
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18440517M
ISBN 100435994131


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The Wedding of Zein (Arabic: عرس الزين) is a contemporary Arabic novel by the late Sudanese author Tayeb Salih. It was published in Arabic in and wedding of Zein book into English in It was published in Arabic in and translated into English in Written: “The Wedding of Zein” is narrated with a nearly cruel detachment.

But even that is a kind of trick, Salih’s way of leaving us to our own conclusions. This is an author who always knows how and when to. “The Wedding of Zein” unfolds in the wedding of Zein book village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih’s tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set.

Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the villagers is comic. ☯ Full Synopsis: "“The Wedding of Zein” unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih’s tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set. Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the villagers is comic.

Zein’s wedding was an occasion that silenced the tongues of the malicious—and Zein was marrying no woman from the common people, but Ni’ma daughter of Hajj Ibrahim, which was synonymous with noble birth, virtue and social standing.

While The Wedding of Zein by Tayeb Salih portrays the day-to-day life of wedding of Zein book seemingly unconnected groups of people in a Sudanese village, it poses important questions about the religion of Islam.

In describing events leading up to Zein’s wedding and reactions of the villagers, Salih reveals contrasting interpretations of Islamic faith. The Wedding of Zeintakes place in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih’sSeason of Migration to the Northis largely set, but here the story that emerges through the overlapping, /5(3).

“The Wedding of Zein” unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salihs tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set.

Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the villagers is comic. Zein is the village idiot, and everyone in the village is dumbfounded when the news goes around that he will be getting.

The Wedding Of Zein About book: They rode behind the pasha’s son into Nubia and farther down into the heartland of the Sudan, where they seized the province of Kordofan.

They then turned wedding of Zein book into the state of Sennar. Such was the painful birth of modern Sudan. Paradoxically. In the weeks since my father’s book club meeting, I’ve reread, once again, Season of Migration to the North—as well as Salih’s collection of short stories on village life, The Wedding of Zein.

Taken together, they’re a portrait of a world and a time that I’ll only ever know through literature and through the shared experiences and stories of my father and his contemporaries. Summary: Wedding Of Zein "Wedding Of Zein” This book the wedding of Zein written by Tayyab Salih, this story is not only about Zein or his wedding but it’s also about all the people in that village.

From the head master of the school to his student Tureifi and from Haneen to Mahjoub, who were zein’s friend and Imam to Seif-ad-Din?. The titular story “The Wedding of Zein” comprises the majority of the book.

Zein is regarded as the village idiot by the townsfolk, prone to professing his love for a particular beautiful young woman of the town, only to see her married off to a worthier suitor, leaving him to seek out the next object of his infatuation. Along with The Wedding of Zein, his books in English include Season of Migration to the North (also published as an NYRB Classic) and Bandarshah.

Denys Johnson-Davies has translated more than thirty-five books by modern Arab authors, including Naguib Mahfouz and Mahmoud Darwish.4/5(1). The Wedding of Zein by Tayeb Salih (novel) The story starts out as various people in the village learn that a man named Zein is to be married.

Zein does not look what most would call attractive, he is skinny, scrawny, hairless and through the act of some spirits has lost all but two teeth.

"The Wedding of Zein" actually includes three separate stories, all set in pleasant, rural, Muslim villages of the Sudan, in Africa. The book is named after one of the stories.

The other two are called "The Doum Tree of Wad Hamid," and "A Handful of Dates."Cited by: 2. "The Wedding of Zein" is consider to be a great literary masterpiece of a renowned Arabic writer, Tayeb Salleh.

This book was first published in Arabic language and had went through major translation of other distinctive languages.

In an instant period, this book has being translated into German, Latin and English Language. “The Wedding of. " The Wedding of Zein unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih’s tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set.

Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the villagers is comic. Zein. "The Wedding of Zein" unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih's tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set.

Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the villagers is comic.

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The Wedding of Zein by al-Tayyib Saleh is set in a small village on the Nile, in the Sudan. The story portrays the everyday life of the villagers and shows their opposing beliefs and voices as the tale unfolds. The people seem to not be connected to one another on a deep level.

However, through the. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA City Washington, D.C. Donor bostonpubliclibrary Edition 1st U.S. : There is a lot that could be said about Tayeb Salih's The Wedding of wrote this short story collection just prior to his more-famous Seasons of Migrations to the North - a book I have previously called a "serious masterpiece" - and many of the themes carry through all three short stories in Zein and right on through into Seasons.

I have found myself most interested in the structure. In the Wedding of Zein written by Tayeb Salih, the portrayal of women in my opinion changes through out the story.

They start off being the slaves of the man's power by adapting that one man has the power to get them married if he falls in love with them/5(5). In the Wedding of Zein by Tayeb Salih, the ability of diverse groups of Muslims to come together and celebrate Zein’s wedding reveals the power and strength of community in Islamic culture.

Despite divisions amongst the community throughout the book, Zein is able to interact with all factions of the village, regardless of their standpoint.

The Wedding of Zein by Tayeb Salih May 8, by Nirmala in Backpacker's Reading List, Books, Contemporary Fiction 1 Comment I’ve been fond of reading for as long as I can remember, but I only started reading translated fiction roughly a decade ago.

Along with The Wedding of Zein, his books in English include Season of Migration to the North (also published as an NYRB Classic) and Bandarshah. Denys Johnson-Davies () translated more than thirty-five books by modern Arab authors, /5(K).

“The Wedding of Zein” unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih’s tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set.

Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the villagers is comic. Zein is the village idiot, and everyone in the village is dumbfounded when the news goes around that he will be getting.

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Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access. TRANSLATED AS OPPOSED TO ORIGINAL COLLOQUIAL EXPRESSIONS IN D. DAVIES’ TRANSLATIONS OF TAYEB SALIH’S STORIES WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON: THE WEDDING OF ZEIN Abdelwahid Ayoub Mohamed Hamad el Neel Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics.

Get this from a library. The wedding of Zein: and other stories. [al-Ṭayyib Ṣāliḥ; Denys Johnson-Davies] -- "The Wedding of Zein unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih's tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set.

Here, however, the story that emerges through the. Directed by Khalid Al Siddiq. With Ali Mahdi, Sunni Dafallah, Ibrahim Hujazi, Mohamed Khairi. Everyone in his village believes that Zein is a simpleton, a half-wit, an amiable buffoon.

Thus, his braying laughter and public declarations of love for village maidens only win laughter rather than anger, beatings or worse. However, Haneen, a wandering Muslim holy man, perceives something more in /10(13). The Wedding of Zein | Salih Tayeb | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Tayeb Salih's little book - two short stories and a novella about life in a Sudanese Muslim village - is a true delight.

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