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  • Colloquial Arabic of the Gulfby Clive Holes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    This new edition of Colloquial Arabic of the Gulf has been revised and updated to make learning this variety of Arabic easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by an expert for self-study and classroom use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Arabic of the Gulf, together with an introduction to reading... more...

  • A Critical Edition of the Grammatical Treatise "Tadkirat jaw?mi' al-'adaw?t" by Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Mahm?dby Arik Sadan

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 51.91

    Medieval Arab scholars held grammar in a very high esteem due to two main reasons. First, intellectual curiosity led them to investigate the language and its structures. Secondly, the desire to better understand the holy text of the Qur?an made Arabic grammar indispensable. The intellectual curiosity as well as the interconnection between grammar and... more...

  • A Critical Introduction to Modern Arabic Poetryby M. M. Badawi

    Cambridge University Press 1976; US$ 36.00

    A critical survey of the development and achievements of Arabic poetry over the last 150 years. more...

  • Cultural Encounters in Translation from Arabicby Said Faiq

    Multilingual Matters 2004; US$ 44.95

    Mainstream translation studies hitherto have tended to neglect Arabic. This volume evaluates the ways in which translating from Arabic has helped to form and deform cultural identities, approaching the subject from a variety of perspectives: politics, economics, ethics and poetics. more...

  • Der arabische Dialekt von Mharde (Zentralsyrien)by Jean Yoseph

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 64.35

    M?arde ist eine kleine christlich-arabische Stadt rund 23 km nordwestlich von H?ama in Zentralsyrien. Der in dieser Stadt gesprochene gleichnamige arabische Dialekt zählt zu den zentralsyrischen Dialekten und lässt sich sprachgeographisch zwischen den alawitischen und den sunnitischen Dialekten der Region einordnen.Jean Yoseph legt erstmals eine grammatikalische... more...

  • Description in classical Arabic poetryby A. Motoyoshi Sumi

    BRILL 2004; US$ 129.00

    This work deals with "wasf" or description which is one of the salient characteristics of the "qasidah" (classical Arabic poetry) tradition. It examines descriptive passages in a selected group of Arabic "qasidah" from different ages, with the motifs of horses, and bees and honey-gathering. more...

  • Die Anfänge des grönländischen Romansby Ebbe Volquardsen

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Grönland Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts: Ein koloniales und von Machtasymmetrien geprägtes Land. Zeitgleich mit den ersten Ausbildungsreisen junger Grönländer nach Dänemark kann sich in der bis nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg abgeriegelten dänischen Kolonie eine eigene Romanliteratur herausbilden. Ebbe Volquardsen begibt sich auf die Spur... more...

  • Die Launen der Poesieby Harald Hartung; Heinrich Detering

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    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...

  • The Dramatic Literature of Nawal El Saadawiby Nawal El Saadawi

    Saqi 2012; US$ 8.74

    Nawal El Saadawi's most recent play, God Resigns at the Summit Meeting, created an uproar in her native Egypt. On the basis of the title alone, officials declared the work heretical and charged El Saadawi with insulting the "Almighty God", not just Islam. Her prosecutors requested that all her books be destroyed, that she be arrested on return to Egypt... more...

  • Early Arabic Grammatical Theoryby Jonathan Owens

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 180.00

    The Arabic grammatical tradition is remarkable for having organized a large amount of descriptive material within a sophisticated formal framework. The present study seeks to elucidate the early development of this system from a theory-internal perspective; it is mainly concerned with the development of the syntactic theory as a formal object, as system... more...