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Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Reuven Snir

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book provides a comprehensive theoretical framework for the study of the literary history of the diverse production of contemporary Arabic literary texts and the reasons for their canonization. ... More


Language Construction and Language Symbolism

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic in the Fray: Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748637409
eISBN:
9780748693924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637409.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides a comparative perspective on language construction in the non-scriptal and scriptal worlds. It does so by reference to the symbolic function of language. The use of language as ... More


Historic Background

Camelia Suleiman

in The Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420860
eISBN:
9781474435666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420860.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter lists the major events of Palestinian history. It also discusses what each of the following groups of people considers most significant in the history of the conflict. These groups are: ... More


The Modern Arabic Literary System

Reuven Snir

in Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter sets out the theoretical framework that underlies the Arabic literary system, outlining the scope of the research subject and the assumptions behind the operative theoretical model. It ... More


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