Story-Telling Techniques in the Arabian Nights

David Pinault

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€109,00
$145.00
ISBN13: 
9789004095304
Publication Date: 
February 1992
Format: 
Hardback
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xii, 264 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-9903
Volume: 
15

William M. Brinner

This work consists of stories both from Muslim sacred history and collections of tales from a variety of sources – even from The Thousand and One Nights -- used for religious edification or purely for pleasure reading in the Islamic world.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004125896
Publication date: 
August 2002

Muhsin Jassim al-Musawi

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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004125865
Publication date: 
February 2003

James T. Monroe

This translation and study extend our knowlege of the Arabic genre of the maqāma by some years. If translations of the genre are lacking, literary critical studies of it are even rarer. Therefore, the work will be of interest to scholars of Arabic, Spanish, and other literatures, to...
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004123311
Publication date: 
October 2001

Dmitry Frolov

An analyses of the evolution of Arabic verse and its relation with Semitic verse, providing the largest so far statistical data of the metrical repertory of Classical Arabic poetry, and offering a new interpretation of the original Arabic metrical theory.
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004109322
Publication date: 
November 1999

Edited by Stefan Sperl and Christopher Shackle

This two-volume publication provides a unique introduction to the qadisa, a major poetic genre current in Islamic literatures from medieval times to the present; it comprises a volume of papers and an accompanying anthology of 50 poems in 14 languages with English translation.
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004104525
Publication date: 
April 1996
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004102170
Publication date: 
November 1995

Abdellah Bounfour

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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004101661
Publication date: 
April 1995

P. Marcel Kurpershoek

The Voice from the Desert is the fifth and concluding volume of the Corpus Poetry & Narratives from Central Arabia. It presents a consolidated Glossary and the Indices for the entire series. In a Preface the author looks back on his twenty years of research in Arabian oral culture.
Series: 
Volume: 
17/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004144217
Publication date: 
June 2005

P. Marcel Kurpershoek

A Saudi Tribal History, the fourth volume of Oral Poetry and Narratives from Central Arabia, presents the oral traditions of the Dawāsir tribal confederation which continue to shape its members' collective consciousness. It comprises an analytical introduction, the Arabic text in...
Series: 
Volume: 
17/4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004125827
Publication date: 
June 2002

P. Marcel Kurpershoek

This volume presents and analyses the work of four contemporary Saudi Bedouin poets, based on taped records, with special emphasis on this poetry's reflection of the tribal society's evolving self-image at a time of rapid social, economic, and political transformation.
Series: 
Volume: 
17/3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004112766
Publication date: 
February 1999

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