Arabic Language, Literature & Culture

Library guide to print and online sources for learning Arabic. UTSA does not currently offer Arabic classes

Easy Readers

Text of Arabic story with side by side English translation

Easy readers and other bilingual books can help you learn a language by pairing short readings in the language you're learning with English side by side. Try reading the text and if you get stuck, look at the translation.

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Finding Arabic Fiction in Translation

Try these searches to find individual Arabic novels, short stories, etc. in English translation. You can also search for a book by its title or author.

Arabic fiction

Arabic literature

Arabic "short stories"

Arabic poetry


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Journals About Arabic Literature

Books in Arabic