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  • Loving Yusufby Mieke Bal

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    When Mieke Bal reread the story of Joseph and Potiphar’s wife as an adult, she was struck by differences between her childhood memories of a moral tale and what she read today. In Loving Yusuf ¸ Bal seeks to resolve this clash between memory and text, using the same story, in which Joseph spurns the advance of his master’s wife who then falsely... more...

  • Of What One Cannot Speakby Mieke Bal

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 52.00

    Doris Salcedo, a Colombian-born artist, addresses the politics of memory and forgetting in work that embraces fraught situations in dangerous places. Noted critic and theorist Mieke Bal narrates between the disciplines of contemporary culture in order to boldly reimagine the role of the visual arts. Both women are pathbreaking figures, globally renowned... more...

  • They Ask if We Eat Frogsby Ellen Bal

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 65.90

    This study is a critical investigation into the category of tribes in South Asia. It breaks away from previous studies of tribes in the region. While it focuses on one so-called tribal community, the Garos of Bangladesh, it neither studies Garo culture as such, nor their social organization. Instead it deals with the evolution of Garo identity/ethnicity... more...

  • Double Exposuresby Mieke Bal

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    A feminist literary theorist, specialist in Rembrandt, and a scholar with a knack for reading Old Testament stories, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of signs and meanings that enrich our senses. Her subject is the act of showing, the gesture of exposing to view. In a museum, for example, the object is on display, made visually available. "That's how it... more...

  • Imam Shafi'iby Kecia Ali

    Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 39.99

    In this innovative study, Kecia Ali examines the forefather of the second largest of the four principal Sunni schools of jurisprudence, the Shafii. Gifted poet and outstanding Islamic Scholar, Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi'i (767-820) firmly rejected the use of common sense in Islamic legal rulings, arguing that the only valid sunnah (or... more...

  • Diabetic Foot - ECABby Arun Bal

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2012; US$ 8.46

    Of all lower extremity amputations, 40–70% are related to diabetes. In most studies, the incidence of lower leg amputation is estimated to be 5–25/100,000 inhabitants/year: among people with diabetes the number is 6–8/1,000. Lower extremity amputations are usually preceded by a foot ulcer in people with diabetes. The most important factors related... more...

  • Sexual Ethics and Islamby Kecia Ali

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99

    Whether exploring the thorny issues of wives’ sexual duties, divorce, homosexuality, or sex outside marriage, discussions of sexual ethics and Islam often spark heated conflict rather than reasoned argument. In this groundbreaking, lucid, and carefully constructed work, feminist Muslim scholar Dr Kecia Ali asks how one can determine what makes sex... more...

  • Narratologyby Mieke Bal

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    Narratology is a systematic account of narrative techniques, methods, their transmission, and reception, in which Bal distills years of study of the ways in which we understand both literary and non-literary works. more...

  • Travelling Concepts in the Humanitiesby Mieke Bal

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2002; Not Available

    Bal's focus for this book is the idea that interdisciplinarity in the humanities – necessary, exciting, serious – must seek its heuristic and methodological basis in concepts rather than its methods. more...

  • Human in Deathby Kecia Ali

    Baylor University Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Kecia Ali’s Human in Death explores the best-selling futuristic suspense series In Death, written by romance legend Nora Roberts under the pseudonym J. D. Robb. Centering on troubled NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her billionaire tycoon husband Roarke, the novels explore vital questions about human flourishing.   Through close readings of more than... more...