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Introduction

Thomas Hefter

in The Reader in al-Jāḥiẓ: The Epistolary Rhetoric of an Arabic Prose Master

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692743
eISBN:
9781474400961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692743.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The approach of this study is contrasted with earlier scholarship which has tended to assume that al Jāḥiẓ’s epistolary frames of his essays and monographs are either acknowledgments of real patrons ... More


The Foundations of Letter-Writing in Pre-Modern Islamic Society

Adrian Gully

in The Culture of Letter-Writing in Pre-Modern Islamic Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633739
eISBN:
9780748653133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633739.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The epistle as a representation of Arabic literary genres has a long history. Historical and literary sources abound with samples of letters believed to have been exchanged during the early Islamic ... More


“I most sincerely wish an Arabic Manuscript of the Koran”: William Bentley’s Islamic Archives

Jeffrey Einboden

in The Islamic Lineage of American Literary Culture: Muslim Sources from the Revolution to Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199397808
eISBN:
9780199397822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397808.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

William Bentley, a pioneering Unitarian minister and successor to Ezra Stiles as national diarist, produced voluminous records of daily life in the early Republic. As shown for the first time in ... More


The Reader in al-Jāḥiẓ: The Epistolary Rhetoric of an Arabic Prose Master

Thomas Hefter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692743
eISBN:
9781474400961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692743.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The ninth century essayist, theologian and encyclopedist ‘Amr b. Baḥr al-Jāḥiẓ is one of our richest sources on the intellectual and social life of the early centuries of Islam. He has long been ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Hefter

in The Reader in al-Jāḥiẓ: The Epistolary Rhetoric of an Arabic Prose Master

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692743
eISBN:
9781474400961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692743.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The rhetorical patterns illustrated in the book’s chapters are briefly recapitulated and related to the various ways the occasion of writing is potentially a zone of conflict between author and ... More


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