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- Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 64.00
This 1983 course is the premier introduction for the English-speaking student, to the active written language of the contemporary Arab world. more...
- Gibb Memorial Trust 2014; US$ 17.99
This volume contains an edition and translation of the extant epistles of Ab? l-Q?sim b. Mu?ammad al-Junayd. Al-Junayd was an influential holy man and spiritual thinker who lived in Baghdad in the ninth century. His writings are marked with many of the features of the tradition that later became known as Ta?awwuf, Islamic Mysticism. Later Sufis acknowledged... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 140.00
Idioms represent a fascinating linguistic phenomenon that has captured the attention of many linguists for decades. This corpus-based study of idioms in Modern Standard Arabic sheds light on their intricate nature, establishes the major patterns of their linguistic behaviour, and provides explanations for these patterns. Adopting a descriptive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Arabic Rhetoric explores the history, disciplines, order and pragmatic functions of Arabic speech acts. It offers a new understanding of Arabic rhetoric and employs examples from modern standard Arabic as well as providing a glossary of over 448 rhetorical expressions listed in English with their translations, which make the book more accessible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
Investigates the universal categories 'subject', 'theme', and 'agent' with special reference to their functional status in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and how these three distinct functions may or may not coincide in Arabic sentences. These functions are inexplicitly characterised by classical and modern Arab linguists and Arabists alike. It has been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95
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 2012; US$ 390.00
The development of the Siculo Arabic group of varieties in the early medieval period took place at a time when Sicily was a cross-road of two major cultures, the Latin and the Byzantine. Palermo was a melting pot of linguistic contacts - Romance, Greek and Arabic. The question of language use in Sicily under both the Islamic (213-485/827-1091) and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95
'Masterly work ... Leads the reader patiently but directly not merely into Qur'anic writing but into the heart of that Holy Book itself ... By the time we have followed Dr Ahmad to the end of this splendid work we have learned something new and indeed something uplifting about one of the world's great books.' Prof. F. E. Peters, New York University. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Colloquial Arabic (Levantine) provides a step-by-step course in Levantine Arabic as it is used today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Levantine Arabic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of... more...