Traditions and developments in qatari literature

Aaron LaDuke*

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This essay examines the national literature of Qatar and its relation to the human development goals of Qatar National Vision 2030. The essay discusses the genres of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction, reports on efforts by Qatar to expand literary production and appreciation, and outlines issues that may affect future growth of the national literature. The research draws upon literary works of Qatari authors, secondary sources related to these works, and interviews conducted by the author.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQatar
Subtitle of host publicationPolitical, Economic and Social Issues
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781536152227
ISBN (Print)9781536152210
StatePublished - May 28 2019


  • Literature of qatar
  • Poetry in qatar
  • Qatar vision 2030

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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