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‘MAN STIRBT WIRKLICH NICHT AUS LIEBESGRAM, OBSCHON IHR MÄNNER DIESES GERNE GLAUBEN MÖCHTET’ ALTERNATIVE WASTING HEROINES

ANNA RICHARDS

in The Wasting Heroine in German Fiction by Women 1770-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267545
eISBN:
9780191708398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267545.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines only one writer from around 1800, but several from the middle and the turn of the 19th century. It notes that in light of the pressure placed on women writers to conform to ... More


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


Epistolary Confrontations and Dialectics of Parody

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/9780748692743.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores how al-Jāḥiẓ in some texts stages a heated confrontation with the addressee, who is often portrayed as having taken an unreasonable stance on the issue with which the work ... 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


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