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Are There Allegories in Ṣūfī Qurʼān Interpretation?

Hava Lazarus-Yafeh

in With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Sūfī Qurʼān interpretation is well known for both its beautiful metaphors and enigmatic mystical depths. From Sahl al-Tustarī to Pseudo-Ibn al-Arabī—and even before and after these protagonists—this ... More


Portrait of the Rabbit as a Young Beau: John Updike, <i>New Yorker</i> Humorist

Thomas Karshan

in Writing for The New Yorker: Critical Essays on an American Periodical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682492
eISBN:
9781474422109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682492.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter argues that New Yorker humorist John Updike was able to develop a fifth column position by drawing upon discontents already implicit in New Yorker humour. In its cartoons and light ... More


Civil War Humor

Cameron C. Nickels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737479
eISBN:
9781621032106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737479.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the various forms of comedic popular artifacts produced in America from 1861 to 1865, and looks at how wartime humor was created, disseminated, and received by both sides of the ... More


Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist

Philip Furia

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195115703
eISBN:
9780199853144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115703.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

In this book, the older and less flamboyant of the Gershwin brothers at last steps out of the shadows to claim his due as one of American songwriting's most important and enduring innovators. The ... More


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