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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
The Sirat Antara was an eighteenth century manuscript discovered by Anna Nawolska in the Manuscripts Department of Wroclaw University, Poland, which Nawolska translated from Arabic into English. Anatara Ibn Shaddad al-Absi was a sixth century pre-Islamic poet, knight, and hero. The Sirat Antara is the fifth incomplete volume of the chivalric epic that... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 20.78
Gives you up-to-date expressions, jargon and new coinages for modern concepts in media Arabic. What is the Arabic term for the UN? What phrase would be used to describe 'rogue state' in the Arab media? Or 'the Arab Spring'? This short, accessible vocabulary gives you ready-made lists of key terms in media Arabic for translating both... more...
- Fordham University Press 2011; US$ 21.99
Since the mid-1970s, Lebanon has been at the center of the worldwide rise in sectarian extremism. Its cultural output has both mediated and resisted this rise. Standing by the Ruins reviews the role of culture in supporting sectarianism, yet argues for the emergence of a distinctive aesthetic of resistance to it. Focusing on contemporary Lebanese fiction,... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2011; US$ 20.95
Fawzi Karim is one of the most compelling voices of the exiled generation of Iraqi writers. The first of his poetry to appear in English, this collection includes an elegy for the life of a lost citya chronicle of a journey into exile, haunted by the deep history of an ancient civilization. Memories of Baghdad’s alleys, smoke-filled... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
Seven hundred and fifty years ago, this anthology of small masterpieces of renowned Moorish poets from Muslim Spain, North Africa and Sicily was compiled by Ibn Sa'id al-Andalusi, a native of Southern Spain. The text has been translated into rhymed English verses with an Introduction explaining the conventions of Arabic literature within which these... more...
- Leiden University Press 2012; US$ 15.95
The sheer quantity of baggage that Arabic has acquired on its travels through the Western consciousness is unique. That the West's complex and intricate relationship with the language is now characterised above all by fear is a special tragedy, argues papyrologist Petra Sijpesteijn in Why Arabic?In this vigorous defence of Arabic and the long tradition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.00
Thinking Arabic Translation is a comprehensive and practical 24-week course in translation method. Adapted from the successful French-based Thinking Translation (1992) it has been successfully piloted at Durham University. Clear explanations, discussion, examples and exercises enable students to acquire the skills necessary for tackling a broad... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.00
The Routledge Introduction to Qur??nic Arabic is an innovative, text-based, language course designed for students interested in acquiring a foundation in Qur??nic and Classical Arabic. Focused on enhancing comprehension and vocabulary acquisition, the book contains 40 lessons designed to be covered in about 40 hours of classroom instruction.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.99
The fast and easy way to learn to speak Modern Standard Arabic Regarded as one of the most difficult languages to learn for native English speakers, Arabic is gaining global prominence and importance. Recent world events have brought more and more English speakers into contact with Arabic-speaking populations, and governments and businesses are increasingly... more...