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Tomas Hägg and Bo Utas
This publication and discussion of the fragments of the Greek novel of Mētiokhos and Parthenopē and the Persian epic poem based on it, ʿUnṣurī’s Vāmiq and ʿAdhrā, adds a new work to the corpus of ancient novels and sheds new light on Persian epic poetry.
Hussein N. Kadhim
This volume deals with the Arab literary response to European colonialism as articulated in the works of four leading twentieth-century poets: Aḥmad Shawqī, Maʿrūf al-Ruṣāfī, Badr Shākir al-Sayyāb and ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Bayātī.
Robert C. McKinney
This book examines the life and times and poetry of the extremely prolific and versatile ‘Abbāsid poet Ibn al-Rūmī (d. 283/896). Particular attention is devoted to tracing the influences in his distinctive poetic style and themes.
William A. Collins
This study presents the text and translation of an oral epic, or guritan, relating the exploits of Radin Suane, which was recorded during anthropological fieldwork among the Besemah, in the remote highlands of South Sumatra.
Ali Asghar Seyed-Gohrab
For more than a millennium, the poets of Java and Bali have celebrated their deities, their patrons and the cult of beauty and love through the writing of kakawin. The Parthayana ("The Journeying of Partha") is a kakawin written in Bali in the early eighteenth century in honour of the Dewa Agung ...
This book proposes a set of criteria for determining the extent to which oral tradition influences written Persian epics. The criteria are applied to Persian epics, the Shâh-nâme (c. 1000) and the Garshâsp-nâme (c. 1064-66).
Volume I: Aart G. Broek; Volume II: Aart G. Broek, Sidney M. Joubert en Lucille Berry-Haseth (redactie)
Op de drie Nederlands-Caraïbische eilanden, Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao, wordt een eigen creoolse taal gesproken, het Papiamentu (of Papiamento). Sinds de jaren rond de afschaffing van de slavernij, in 1863, worden ook de eerste teksten in deze taal gepubliceerd. Daartoe behoren verhalen, romans, ...
Akiko Motoyoshi Sumi
John R. Bentley
This reexamination of the much-maligned text of Sendai kuji hongi provides a new look into early Japanese historiography, as well as a window to a variant view of the Japanese imperial lineage, and information on important families such as the Mononobe and Owari.
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