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Qalahurra of Yūsuf I: A Case Study of a Tower-palace

Olga Bush

in Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This discussion of the tower-palace Qalahurra al-jadïda (known as the "Tower of the Captive"), among the least studied buildings in the Alhambra, begins with a history of the restoration of the ... More


The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

Roy Kay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037325
eISBN:
9780813041582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037325.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

From Phillis Wheatley to Alice Walker, the figural readings of Psalm 68:31—”Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God”—have been instrumental in the ... More


Psalm 68:31 and the Fight for Freedom and Equality in Antebellum America

Roy Kay

in The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037325
eISBN:
9780813041582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037325.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter demonstrates the political and social character of figural reading. The figure of emancipated Ethiopia displaces that of defective Ethiopia; physical freedom displaces spiritual ... More


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