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- Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 60.00
This 1983 course is the premier introduction for the English-speaking student, to the active written language of the contemporary Arab world. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 135.00
Idioms represent a fascinating linguistic phenomenon that has captured the attention of many linguists for decades. This book provides a corpus-based study of idioms in Modern Standard Arabic. Examining the data with regard to their semantic, discursive, lexical and grammatical properties, the author sheds light on their intricate nature, establishes... 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 and how these three distinct functions may or may not coincide in Arabic sentences. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...