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- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
To the world they are known as Berbers, but they prefer to call themselves Imazighen, or ?free people.? The claim to this unique cultural identity has been felt most acutely in Algeria in the Kabylia region, where an Amazigh consciousness gradually emerged after WWII. This is a valuable model for other Amazigh movements in North Africa, where the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
In applying the standards of modern literary criticism to medieval Arabic literature, Andras Hamori concentrates on those aspects of the literature that appear most alien to modern Western taste: the limitation of themes, the sedimentation with conventions, and the use of elusive patterns of composition. The first part of the book approaches Arabic... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.99
Souffles-Anfas: A Critical Anthology from the Moroccan Journal of Culture and Politics introduces and makes available, for the first time in English, an incandescent corpus of experimental leftist writing from North Africa. Founded in 1966 by Abdellatif Laâbi and a small group of avant-garde Moroccan poets and artists and banned in 1972, Souffles-Anfas... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99
Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Les contes arabes anonymes connus sous le titre des Mille et Une Nuits (Alf layla wa layla) forment un ensemble des plus composites. À partir du noyau premier, d'origine persane (avec des emprunts indiens), traduit en arabe au VIIIe siècle, le texte s'est ramifié en s'adjoignant de... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 29.00
Despite, or even because of their tumultuous history, Palestinians are renowned for being prolific cultural producers, creating many of the Arab world?s most iconic works of literature. In particular, the Palestinian short story stands out for its unique interplay between literary texts and the political and historical contexts from which they emerge. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95
Persian literature is the jewel in the crown of Persian culture. It has profoundly influenced the literatures of Ottoman Turkey, Muslim India and Turkic Central Asia. It has been a source of inspiration for Goethe, Emerson, Matthew Arnold and Jorge Luis Borges among others, and praised by William Jones, Tagore, E.M. Forster and many more. Yet Persian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
This is one of the first books in English to explore Arab responses to Western culture and values in modern Arab literature. Through in-depth research El-Enany examines the attitudes 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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
Islamic Philosophy has unusual origins. Originally a hybrid of Greek philosophy and early Islamic theology, its technical language consisted of a number of words translated from the Greek. This book studies how Islamic philosophers of the ninth century AD, such as al-Kindi, al-Farabi and Ibn Sina, developed an indigenous set of terms and concepts.... more...