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Exchanging Words: Arabic Writing in Israel and the Poetics of Misunderstanding

Lital Levy

in Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162485
eISBN:
9781400852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162485.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter juxtaposes the Arabic prose fiction of the Palestinian Israeli writer Emile Habiby (1922–1996) and the Iraqi Jewish writer Samir Naqqash (1938–2004). Habiby was a major figure in the ... More


ARABIC AND PERSIAN INTERTEXTUALITY IN THE SELJUQ PERIOD: ḤAMĪDĪ'S MAQĀMĀT AS A CASE STUDY

Vahid Behmardi

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The relationship between Arabic literature and Persian literature falls under two major topics: the impact of Arabic literature on Persian literature, and the transmission and adaptation of Arabic ... More


Language and Culture

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses issues concerning the language and culture of Arab minority in Israel during the period from 1967—1981. The Arabs value their ... More


Israeli Jewish Nation Building and Hebrew Translations of Arabic Literature

Hannah Amit-Kochavi

in Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620739
eISBN:
9780748653102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620739.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Literature is an effective vehicle of expressing national energies, conflicts and aspirations. Literary translation aids in getting them across to another nation, where they will be received and ... More


Towards a Comparative Approach to Arabic Literature

Abdul-Nabi Isstaif

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter calls for a study of Arabic literature from a comparative perspective, arguing that a comparative approach will help to undermine self-centricism and thus allow a more humanist ... More


Introduction

Roger Allen and Robin Ostle

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is about the life and academic legacy of Mustafa Badawi, who may be regarded as the father of the study of modern Arabic literature in the United Kingdom and the United States based on the ... More


Modern Arabic Literature as Seen in the Late Nineteenth Century: Jurji Murqus’s Contribution to Korsh and Kirpichnikov’s <i>Vseobshchaya Istoriya Literatury</i><sup>*</sup>

Hilary Kilpatrick

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses modern Arabic literature as seen in the late nineteenth century by focusing on Jurji Ibrahim Murqus's contribution to Vseobshchaya Istoriya literatury (Universal History of ... More


Introduction Literature and Nation in the Middle East: An Overview

Yasir Suleiman

in Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620739
eISBN:
9780748653102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620739.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines the role literature played in constructing, articulating or challenging interpretations of national identities in the Middle East, and most of its chapters are hence devoted to ... More


Badawi: An Academic With a Vision. A Personal Testimony

Sabry Hafez

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, the author offers a personal testimony about his interaction with Mustafa Badawi as well as the latter's contribution to the study of both Arabic and English literature. The author ... More


Egypt

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The beginnings of modern Arabic literature in Egypt can be traced back to the era of Muhammad 'Ali, who took several measures to establish the foundations of the modern state. Muhammad 'Ali sent his ... More


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