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- Library of Arabic Literature 2014; US$ 69.00
One of the most unusual books in classical Arabic literature, The Epistle of Forgiveness is the lengthy reply by the prolific Syrian poet and prose writer, Abu l-'Ala' al-Ma'arri (d. 449 H/1057 AD), to a letter by an obscure grammarian, Ibn al-Qarih. With biting irony, The Epistle of Forgiveness mocks Ibn al-Qarih’s hypocrisy and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95
This is a study of Palestinian literature, particularly that written in Israel, within the political and social context of Palestinian society, with a special focus on literature written during the intifada "uprising" period of 1987-93. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This multi-disciplinary comparative study of the transformation of a variety of The Arabian Nights stories in a cross-cultural context, brings together a number of disciplines and subject areas to look at the workings of narrative. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
Edinburgh University Press will publish two self-contained guides to reading al-Jahiz that also shed light on his society and its writings. This first volume, 'In Praise of Books', is devoted to bibliomania and al-Jahizs bibliophilia. Volume 2, In Censure of Books, explores Al-Jahiz's bibliophobia. Al-Jahiz was a bibliomaniac, theologian,... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13
Harald Hartung zählt zu den wenigen wirklich maßgeblichen Lyrik-Kritikern des Landes. Hier sind seine Rezensionen der letzten dreißig Jahre versammelt. Welcher Liebhaber von Lyrik wünscht sich nicht ein kritisches Kompendium, das ihm einen Überblick über die wichtigsten Gedichtbücher, die wichtigsten Strömungen der aktuellen deutschen und internationalen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
This book explores Arab responses to Western culture and values as expressed mainly through works of fiction written by Arab authors during the twentieth, and, to a lesser extent, nineteenth century. It constitutes an original addition to the enduring East-West debate, and is particularly relevant to the current discussion on Islam and the West. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
This is the first comprehensive and comparative study of compositional and stylistic techniques in medieval Arabic and Persian lyric poetry. It also examines works by the indigenous critics of poetry in both Arabic and Persian. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This book re-evaluates the literary history and landscape of third/ninth century Baghdad by demonstrating and emphasising the significance of the important transition from a predominantly oral-aural culture to an increasingly literate and writerly one. more...