البعد الاجتماعي في رواية "وراء الضبع" للدكتور أحمد الزعبي
The contemporary Arabic novel occupies a prominent position, and it carries complex issues. It speaks with the voice of the writer and discloses the pain of peoples, as we note the interest of most novelists on political issues in general, and social issues in particular. The social dimension is the most obvious in this fictional literary genre, because it addresses issues and problems of various types, and contributes greatly to building society and its advancement, if it is treated and dealt with in positive ways, and it may have a negative impact on society if it continues to be dealt with in accordance with the customs of society. and strict traditions. And it deals with our topic marked by the social dimension in the novel Behind the Hyena by Dr. Ahmed Al-Zoubi, in which he dealt with different social dimensions that society suffered from, such as the customs of revenge, issues of honor, enmities, marginalization of the desert, and not listening to their demands. And hatred in times of drought and distress, and their standing next to each other at times of prosperity and rain, as he talked about the city’s society, which he described as the brother does not know his brother, the son does not know his mother, and the thief stole when he was safe from punishment, and the murderer was killed when he was punished with admonition, and I will talk about these issues in detail in this research.
Keywords: novel, desert, the city, hyena, revenge