Sunday, April 5, 2009

Taha Hussein


Photo by Van-Leo

Taha Hussein (b. 1889, d. 1973), a man of letters who got into considerable trouble for publishing a book entitled "On Pre-Islamic Poetry" that stated that this often raucous literary form was in fact written after, not before, the Quran.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

May I use Taha Hussein's image in an academic piece in the electronic Journal of the Arabpsynet?