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Les proverbes ou la sagesse des nations

Ghattas-Soliman, Sonia (1981) Les proverbes ou la sagesse des nations. Humanities Working Paper, 68. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA.

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This paper is a study of proverbs of Egypt and North Africa from the anthropological, linguistic and social points of view. From these proverbs one can define and give context to such concepts as "chance," "fate," generosity," and "patience," shedding light on the values and principles of the societies in question. "Arab proverbs" was first presented at a conference of the African Literature Association held at Claremont, early in April 1981.

Item Type:Report or Paper (Working Paper)
Additional Information:(In French, with English Abstract)
Group:Humanities Working Papers
Series Name:Humanities Working Paper
Issue or Number:68
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20090818-133922252
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Official Citation:Ghattas-Soliman, Sonia. Les proverbes ou la sagesse des nations. Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 1981. Humanities Working Paper, No. 68.
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:15155
Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:20 Aug 2009 20:54
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