Books in category Literary Criticism – Middle Eastern

  • Victorian Narrative Technologies in the Middle East

    Victorian Narrative Technologies in the Middle East
    Cara Murray

    Victorian Narrative Technologies tells the story of how the British, who wanted nothing to do with the Suez Canal during the decades in which it was being internationally planned and invested, came to own it.

  • God and Juggernaut

    God and Juggernaut
    Farzin Vahdat

    This book is an important addition to the growing body of work in Global Studies and Critical Theory as well as on contemporary Iran.

  • The Politics of Writing in Iran

    The Politics of Writing in Iran
    Kamran Talattof

    This study emphasizes the pattern of literary change in Iran, as it focuses on the relationship between the constructive elements of literary creativity, literary movement, ideology, and metaphorical language of modern Persian authors.

  • Arabic Grammar and Qur╩ ─ nic Exegesis in Early Islam

    Arabic Grammar and Qur╩╝─ünic Exegesis in Early Islam
    C. H. M. Versteegh

    In this volume the author examines the origins of Arabic linguistics on the basis of the earliest Qur nic commentaries (1st half of the 8th century A.D.).

  • Between Sea and Sahara

    Between Sea and Sahara
    Eug├Ęne Fromentin

    This is a compelling eyewitness account of the country and its people, questioning France's–and his own–presence there.

  • Muslim Narratives and the Discourse of English

    Muslim Narratives and the Discourse of English
    Amin Malak

    Examines novels and short stories by Muslim authors who write in English.

  • Oral poetry and narratives from Central Arabia 1 The poetry of ad Dind─ n

    Oral poetry and narratives from Central Arabia. 1. The poetry of ad-Dind─ün
    P. M. Kurpershoek

    This work presents the complete collection of oral poetry of a bedouin poet in Central Arabia transcribed and translated on the basis of taped recordings, an extensive glossary, and chapters on i.a. the Najdi tradition in poetry, linguistic …

  • Gender Sex and the City

    Gender, Sex, and the City
    R. Vanita

    Ruth Vanita analyzes Rekhti, a type of Urdu poetry distinguished by a female speaker and a focus on women's lives, and shows how it becamea catalyst for the transformation of the ghazal.

  • Tawfiq Al Hakim

    Tawfiq Al-Hakim
    William M. Hutchins

    Presents a guide to the works of the Egyptian playwright, essayist, and novelist.

  • Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture

    Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture
    Basuli Deb

    This book offers a transnational feminist response to the gender politics of torture and terror from the viewpoint of populations of color who have come to be associated with acts of terror.

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