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- Saqi 2013; US$ 8.74
Poetry is the quintessence of Arab culture. In this book, one of the foremost Arab poets reinterprets a rich and ancient heritage. He examines the oral tradition of pre-Islamic Arabian poetry, as well as the relationship between Arabic poetry and the Qur?an, and between poetry and thought. Adonis also assesses the challenges of modernism and the... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Mahmoud Darwish is a literary rarity: at once critically acclaimed as one of the most important poets in the Arabic language, and beloved as the voice of his people. A legend in Palestine, his lyrics are sung by fieldworkers and schoolchildren. He has assimilated some of the world's oldest literary traditions while simultaneously struggling to open... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Arabic: An Essential Grammar† is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, this book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic. The complexities of the language are set out in short, readable sections,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Focusing primarily on Standard Maltese, the authors clarify many areas which, until now, remain undefined, with emphasis on syntax and intonation. English loanwords continue to find their way into Standard Maltese, especially as the Maltese inhabitants become increasingly bilingual, and the variations are studied, as well as their morphological behavior.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This is the first systematic literary study of one of the masterpieces of classical Arabic literature, the fourth/tenth century Kit‚b al-agh‚nÓ ( The Book of Songs ) by AbŻ I-Faraj al-Isbah‚nÓ. Until now the twenty-four volume Book of Songs has been regarded as a rather chaotic but priceless mine of information about classical Arabic music, literature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
COLLOQUIAL ARABIC OF EGYPT is easy to use and completely up to date! Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Arabic of Egypt. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes COLLOQUIAL ARABIC OF EGYPT your best choice in personal language... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
This book explains how Ezekiel uses formulaic language from the exodus origin tradition to craft an identity for the Judahite exiles that refutes an autochthonous origin tradition preferred by the non-exiled Judahites. The book addresses a number of key questions: the relationship between the exodus and patriarchal traditions, Ezekiel?s contribution... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
The Arabic-English Thematic Lexicon is an invaluable resource for all learners of Arabic. It contains some 8,000 entries, arranged into themes, including flora and fauna, food and drink, the human body, health care, the family, housing, clothing, education, IT, sports, politics, economics and commerce, the law, media, language, geography, travel,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00
The Arabs during a thousand years or more produced one of the richest and most extensive literatures of the world, embracing fine poetry (of the fierce desert life equally with the sophistication of royal courts), belles lettres (learned essays, satires, de arte amoris), religious, mystical and philosophical writings, and huge compendia of history,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
This socio-linguistic study throws new light on variation and the defining of register in Arabic political discourse. The research is based on three dialects (Egyptian, Iraqi and Libyan) and on political speeches delivered by Gamal Abdunnasir, Saddam Hussein and Muammar Al Gadhdhafi. more...