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Middle Eastern

  • The Poetics of the Obscene in Premodern Arabic Poetryby Sinan Antoon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    The book is the first study of the 10th century Iraqi poet Ibn al-Hajjaj who popularized a new genre of obscene and scatological parody (sukhf) and is considered the most obscene poet in Arabic literature. Antoon traces the genealogy of this fascinating genre in and examines its rise by placing it in its sociopolitical context. more...

  • The Homoerotics of Orientalismby Joseph A. Boone

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    The place of the Middle East in European heterosexual fantasy is well documented in the works of Edward Said and others, yet few have considered the male Anglo-European (and, later, American) writers, artists, travelers, and thinkers compelled to represent what, to their eyes, seemed to be an abundance of erotic relations between men in the Islamicate... more...

  • Dissident Writings of Arab Womenby Brinda J. Mehta

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence analyzes the links between creative dissidence and inscriptions of violence in the writings of a selected group of postcolonial Arab women. The female authors destabilize essentialist framings of Arab identity through a series of reflective interrogations and "contesting" literary genres... more...

  • Borrowed Imaginationby Samar Attar

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    The British Romantic Poets and Their Arabic-Islamic Sources deals with the influence of specific Arabic materials on English Romantic poetry during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It reflects on philosophers and literary and cultural critics? neglect of the role played by Arabs and Moslems in helping the British Romantic poets develop... more...

  • New Perspectives on Arabian Nightsby Wen-chin Ouyang; Geert Jan van Gelder

    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...

  • Al-Jahizby James E. Montgomery

    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-Jahiz’s bibliophilia. Volume 2, In Censure of Books, explores Al-Jahiz's bibliophobia. Al-Jahiz was a bibliomaniac, theologian,... more...

  • The Ethics of Representation in Literature, Art, and Journalismby Caroline Rooney; Rita Sakr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This transnational collection of essays, interviews, and creative pieces on the 1982 Siege of Beirut explores representations of the siege by a diverse set of writers alongside journalism and other media, asking how they challenge geopolitical, intellectual, and psychological states of siege and instead promote awareness, acknowledgement, mourning,... more...

  • Fathers and Sons in the Arab Middle Eastby Dalya Cohen-Mor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    Drawing on insights from psychology, sociology, anthropology, religion, history, and literature, this book examines early and contemporary writings of male authors from across the Arab world to explore the traditional and evolving nature of father-son relationships in Arab families. more...

  • Fiction, Film, and Indian Popular Cinemaby Florian Stadtler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book analyses the novels of Salman Rushdie and their stylistic conventions in the context of Indian popular cinema and its role in the elaboration of the author?s arguments about post-independence postcolonial India and Pakistan. Focusing on different genres of Indian popular cinema, such as the ?Social,? ?Mythological,? and ?Historical,? Stadtler... more...

  • Moroccan Noirby Jonathan Smolin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    Facing rising demands for human rights and the rule of law, the Moroccan state fostered new mass media and cultivated more positive images of the police, once the symbol of state repression, reinventing the relationship between citizen and state for a new era. Jonathan Smolin examines popular culture and mass media to understand the changing nature... more...