Authors : Azmul Fahimi Kamaruzaman, Noorsafuan Che Noh, Ezad Azraai Jamsari, Roziah Sidik and Ruzy Suliza Hashim
Abstract: Islamic history fiction novel is a field of Islamic creative writing in Malaysia. Its phenomenal development is due to the exceptional acceptance by the Malaysian society of novels of various titles written based on real Islamic historical events and personalities. This purpose of this study is to describe the phenomenon of Islamic history fiction novels in Malaysia in terms of chronological writing, publication and novelists. This research uses the methods of oral history and document analysis to prove societys acceptance of Islamic history fiction novels based on the quantity of novels written and printed and the emergence of novelists such as Abdul Latip Talib, Al-Ghazali and Zahiruddin Zabidi. Research results find that the development of this field is influenced by the societys exceptional acceptance which further stimulates publication and attracts the interest of novelists to write based on Islamic historical background.
Azmul Fahimi Kamaruzaman, Noorsafuan Che Noh, Ezad Azraai Jamsari, Roziah Sidik and Ruzy Suliza Hashim, 2018. Phenomenon of Islamic History Fiction Novel (IHFN) in Malaysia. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13: 3519-3524.