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  • Tradition, modernity, and postmodernity in Arabic literatureby K. Abdel-Malek; W.B. Hallaq

    BRILL 2000; US$ 232.00

    This volume offers a collection of essays by a group of scholars of Arabic literature. It explores various manifestations of traditional as well as modern and postmodern themes and techniques in Arabic literature. more...

  • Atlantisby Dennis Abrams

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00

    First described by the Greek philosopher Plato in the year 360 bce, Atlantis was a naval power located at the Pillars of Hercules (today's Strait of Gibraltar) that had successfully conquered large swaths of Western Europe. After its defeat, Atlantis then sunk into the sea, never to be seen or heard from again. For centuries, this tale of Atlantis... more...

  • Religious Perspectives in Modern Muslim and Jewish Literaturesby Glenda Abramson; Hilary Kilpatrick

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This book brings together discussions of the way in which Muslim and Jewish beliefs and practices are represented in modern literary texts of poetry, fiction and drama. more...

  • Sexuality and Warby Evelyne Accad

    NYU Press 1990; US$ 89.00

    "A courageous analysis of Arab writers, addressing the connections between masculinity, violence, and nationalism.". —Robin Morgan, Ms. . "Rarely have sexuality and war been treated with such poignancy and historical concreteness .... The force of these often intertwined phenomena endemic to the human condition are considered with... more...

  • An Introduction to Arab Poeticsby Adonis

    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...

  • Mount of Knowledge, Sword of Eloquenceby M. Adra

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 47.00

    A distinguished scholar, author and statesman, al-Mu'ayyad fi'l-Din al-Shirazi (1000-1078 CE) lived during one of the most turbulent periods in Islamic history. The 11th-century was characterized, among other things, by an acute struggle for supremacy between the Sunni and Shi'a braches of Islam, represented politically by the 'Abbasid and Fatimid... more...

  • New Voices of Arabia - the Poetryby Saad Al-Bazei

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 40.00

    Poetry in Saudi Arabia today is a dramatic manifestation of the rapid changes that are sweeping not only through the country?s literature and culture, but also through Saudi life as a whole. The unyielding tension between the forces of change and tradition are nowhere more painfully visible than in the poem. Bringing together three generations of poets... more...

  • Arabic Literary Thresholdsby Muhsin Al-Musawi

    BRILL 2009; US$ 238.00

    This book provides a very synthetic view of Arabic literature within the field of social sciences and the humanities. It demonstrates an actual shift in the study of Arabic literature and directs attention to new dimensions and perspectives. more...

  • The Locust and the Birdby Hanan Al-Shaykh

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95

    In a masterly act of literary transformation, celebrated novelist Hanan al-Shaykh re-creates the dramatic life and times of her mother, Kamila.   Married at a young age against her will, Kamila soon fell head-over-heels in love with another man?and was thus forced to choose between her children and her lover. As the narrative unfolds through the years?from... more...

  • Apartment Called Freedomby Algosaibi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...