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The Qur'an

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

by Tarif Khalidi(trans.) ; Tarif Khalidi(other)
The Qur'an by Tarif Khalidi
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"An eloquent and eminently readable translation . . . much closer to the way the first Muslims experienced the Qur'an."
-Reza Aslan, author of No god but God

" While being faithful to the original, [Khalidi] succeeds in conveying linguistic shifts, from narrative to mnemonic, sermons to parables. And there is an innovative component: it is the first translation that tries to capture both the rhythms and the structure of the Qur'an. . . . This translation manages to give a glimpse of the grandeur of the original. . . . A magnificent achievement."
-Ziauddin Sardar, The Guardian (London)

"What sets Khalidi apart from his predecessors is his sensitivity to the sounds and many layers of meaning of the original as well as his skill in conveying them to an anglophone audience...Khalidi's introduction and bibliographic note are marvelously succinct, explaining the textual nature and structure of the Qur'an, its place in Muslim life, and providing a very useful summary of recent research and further reading...a landmark in the history of English translations of the Qur'an."
--Ziad Elmarsafy, Times Literary Supplement
Penguin Publishing Group; September 2009
560 pages; ISBN 9781101133842
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Title: The Qur'an
Author: Tarif Khalidi; Tarif Khalidi
 
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1101130482
9780143105886
9781101129647
9781101130483
9781101133002
9781101133842