The Anthologist’s Art

Abū Manṣūr al-Thaʿālibī and His Yatīmat al-dahr

Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut

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€104,00
$135.00
ISBN13: 
9789004316294
E-ISBN: 
9789004317352
Publication Date: 
June 2016
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
Approx. 250 pp., 34 illus., 1 table
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ISSN: 
1571-5183
Volume: 
37

Adam Talib, Durham University

How Do You Say “Epigram” in Arabic? is the first study of one of the most popular and enduring genres in the history of Arabic poetry, the maqṭūʿah, and a contribution toward a decolonized comparative literature.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004349964
Publication date: 
October 2017
€129,00
$149.00

Edition, Translation, and Notes, Along with an Analysis of Selected Poems by James T. Monroe

Part 1 of this work includes all the known poems of Ibn Quzmān accompanied by an English facing-page translation and explanatory notes. Part 2 analyzes selected poems from a literary perspective.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323766
E-ISBN: 
9789004323773
Publication date: 
November 2016
€230,00
$276.00

Helen Blatherwick, SOAS, University of London

This book is an exploration of the part played by Islamic prophetic legends, Ancient Egyptian myths and stories, and the Middle Eastern Alexander Romance in an Egyptian popular epic.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004314795
E-ISBN: 
9789004314801
Publication date: 
May 2016
€126,00
$163.00

Huda J. Fakhreddine, University of Pennsylvania

Metapoesis in the Arabic Tradition expands the study of metapoetry to include the modernizing work of the first generation of Abbasid poets (8th and 9th century).
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004294561
E-ISBN: 
9789004294578
Publication date: 
August 2015
€103,00
$131.00

Carl Davila, The College at Brockport, S.U.N.Y. (State University of New York)

In Nūbat Ramal al-Māya in Cultural Context, Carl Davila offers an edition and translation of the texts of this suite in the Moroccan Andalusian music, supported by critical apparatus and substantial commentary on its historical, literary and linguistic features.
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004294516
E-ISBN: 
9789004294530
Publication date: 
October 2015
€115,00
$149.00

Alexander E. Elinson, City University of New York

Through an examination of a variety of literary genres composed in Arabic and Hebrew, this book examines the literary definition of al-Andalus by taking into account the role of memory, language, and literary convention in analyses of texts composed following cultural and political challenges to...
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166806
E-ISBN: 
9789047442721
Publication date: 
February 2009
€111,00
$135.00

Mark S. Wagner, Louisiana State University

This book traces the evolution of an Arabic poetic form called “Humayni poetry.” The book addresses the connections between the Humayni poetry of Yemen and the sacred poetry of Jews from Yemen, a hitherto-neglected chapter in the history of Arabic and Jewish literatures.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168404
E-ISBN: 
9789047442196
Publication date: 
November 2008
€94,20
$113.40
€157,00
$189.00

Nadia G. Yaqub

Offering an analysis of oral poetry dueling performed at traditional Palestinian weddings this book addresses poetry dueling as a performative and compositional device, and explores the complex linkages between this tradition and other genres of Arabic poetry.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004152595
E-ISBN: 
9789047410348
Publication date: 
November 2006
€94,80
$114.00
€158,00
$190.00

Edited by Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak and Kamran Talattof

Situating Nima's life firmly within the context of 20th century Iranian history this book contributes to an emerging trend in literary scholarship on Persian literature that views Persian poetry as a living and constantly evolving tradition rather than an icon of some fading glory.
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Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004138094
Publication date: 
October 2004
€81,60
$99.00
€136,00
$165.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004132603
Publication date: 
October 2003
€123,00
$148.00

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