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Edited by Meikal Mumin and Kees Versteegh
The Arabic script in Africa is a collection of sixteen papers on the past and present use of Arabic script to write African languages other than Arabic, discussing the (ethno-)historical, (socio-)linguistic, and in particular grammatological aspects of such writing traditions.
Francesco Grande, University Ca' Foscari, Venice
Morphemes combined with the Arabic noun exhibit many puzzling properties, still unaccounted for in the literature. This book proposes a new, unified explanation, analyzing these morphemes as copulae, with the constructions in which they occur as instances of predication
Edited by Clive Holes, University of Oxford and Rudolf de Jong, Netherlands-Flemish Institute, Cairo
Ingham of Arabia is a collection of twelve articles on modern Arabic dialectology, covering Oman, Jordan, Sinai, the Negev, southern Turkey, Syria; and other articles concerning general topics in Arabic dialectology.
The Verb in Archaic Biblical Poetry by Tania Notarius suggests a discursive, formal, and historical-linguistic analysis of the tense system in the corpus of “archaic” biblical poetry.
Arik Sadan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
In The Subjunctive Mood in Arabic Grammatical Thought Arik Sadan outlines the grammatical theories on the naṣb (subjunctive mood) in Classical Arabic. Special attention is given to Sībawayhi and al-Farrāʾ, who represent the Schools of al-Baṣra and al-Kūfa respectively.
Edited by Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut
The collection of articles in this volume is dedicated to Ramzi Baalbaki of the American University of Beirut on the occasion of his 60th birthday. It provides an interesting glimpse into the early medieval and modern traditions related to the Arabic language, its grammar, historical ...
Muhammad al-Sharkawi, Brown University
This book offers a comprehensive theory of Arabicization in the Middle East and Egypt in the early period of the Arab conquests. It thereby draws on old Arab grammarians coupled with modern research in second language acquisition.
Reinoud Oosting, Leiden University
In The Role of Zion/Jerusalem in Isaiah 40–55 Reinoud Oosting offers a linguistic and literary analysis of the Biblical Hebrew text of Isaiah 40-55, focusing on the depiction of Zion/Jerusalem in these chapters.
Jan P. Fokkelman
Fokkelman presents the Hebrew and the English text of Job in its original contours and proportions (412 strophes, 165 stanzas), weighs the poet’s precision (who counted his syllables on all text levels) and redraws the portrait of the hero: integrity vindicated.
W.Th. van Peursen, J.W. Dyk (eds)
This volume in honour of Eep Talstra focusses on the function of tradition in the formation and reception of the Bible, and the role of the innovations brought about by ICT in reconsidering existing interpretations of texts, grammatical concepts, and lexicographic practices.
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