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Afro-Asiatic languages

Hardcover. It has been said that the difference between a language and a dialect is that a language is a dialect with an army. This title explores the tension between dynamics of literary influence and canon formation within the Arabic literary tradition. It challenges the reader to re-examine notions of translation, bilingualism, and postcoloniality. Translator(s): Hassan, Wail S. Series: Middle East Literature in Translation. Num Pages: 144 pages, notes, bibliography. BIC Classification: 2CSR; CFP; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Number of pages
144
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815631910
ISBN
9780815631910
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.39

Paperback. The Arabic alphabet has a fascinating history, one that is entwined with the development of culture and society in the Middle East. This book traces the origins of the Arabic alphabet back to Aramaic, a descendant of Phoenecian, which itself gave rise to the Hebrew and Greek alphabets. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSR; 5AN; CFF. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 200 x 136 x 7. Weight in Grams: 146.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Saqi Books
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780863564314
ISBN
9780863564314
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 13.35

Hardcover. Series: Three Continents Press. Num Pages: 153 pages, notes, bibliography, glossary, indexes. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
153
Condition
New
SKU
V9780894106323
ISBN
9780894106323
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 29.52

Paperback. This anthology consists of a selection of works from the last three decades of women's writing in Saudi Arabia. They offer a rare insight into the traditional and changing roles, relationships and expectations of women in a patriarchal society. Editor(s): Bagader, Abubaker; etc.; Heinrichsdorff, Ava M.; Akers, D.S. (Doctoral Candidate, Ohio State University, USA). Translator(s): Bagader, Abubaker; Heinrichsdorff, Ava M.; Akers, D.S. Num Pages: 130 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBXS; 2CS; DNF; JFC; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Three Continents Pr
Condition
New
SKU
V9781555877750
ISBN
9781555877750
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.33

Series: My First Bilingual Book. Num Pages: 16 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2CXS; YBL. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 168 x 167 x 12. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Milet Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
16
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785080470
ISBN
9781785080470
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.39

Hardcover. Num Pages: 28 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2CXS; YQF. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 192 x 192 x 9. Weight in Grams: 242.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Milet Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
Bilingual
Number of pages
28
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840598155
ISBN
9781840598155
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 11.21

Hardcover. Yair Mazor introduces English-speaking audiences to the poetry of Asher Reich, one of Israel's best contemporary poets. Dominated by themes of stormy sensuality, his dramatic imagery and metaphors interweave Mishnaic, Talmudic, and Biblical references in a colourful, complex poetic texture. Num Pages: 144 pages, 15 b&w drawings. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; DCQ; DSBH; DSC; JFSR1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 178 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780299181505
ISBN
9780299181505
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 43.75

paperback. Issues of sexuality, censorship, and self-censorship in the formation of national and cultural identities are a focus of great interest in contemporary literary research. This work studies these combined issues in the context of translated and original Hebrew literature. Series: Perspectives on Translation. Num Pages: 487 pages, 20 illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 840.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Ottawa Press Canada
Number of pages
487
Condition
New
SKU
V9780776606064
ISBN
9780776606064
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 32.60

Paperback. Translator(s): Ezzaher, Lahcen Elyazghi. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 6. Weight in Grams: 231.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Southern Illinois University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780809334131
ISBN
9780809334131
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 57.34
€ 52.89

Paperback. This tender memoir chronicles the early years of Sayyid Qutb, one of Egypt's most influential radical Islamist thinkers and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood. Series: Middle East Literature in Translation. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 2CSR; 3JJ; BM; DSBH; HBTB; JFSR2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Syracuse University Press United States
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815610755
ISBN
9780815610755
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.39

Paperback. This study traces the reception of Israeli literature in America from the 1970s to the present. The author analyzes the influences that have shaped modern Israeli literature and reflects on the cultural differences that have impeded American and American Jewish appreciation of Israeli authors. Series: Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art. Num Pages: 256 pages, notes. BIC Classification: 1FBH; 1KBB; 2CSJ; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 390.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815629009
ISBN
9780815629009
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.39

Hardcover. This is the first study in English of French-language fiction by Lebanese women writers and therefore brings a relatively unknown literary tradition to light. Series: Middle East Studies Beyond Dominant Paradigms. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBL; 2ADF; 2CSR; DSBH5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 26. Weight in Grams: 662.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815633563
ISBN
9780815633563
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 42.74

Hardback. Analyses the emergence of modern Hebrew literature after 1780, a time when Jews were moving beyond their conventional Torah- and Zion-centred worldview. Taking a fresh look at the origins of modern Jewish literature, Frieden launches a new approach to literary studies, one that lies at the intersection of translation studies and travel writing. Series: Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music and Art. Num Pages: 360 pages, 17 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; DSB; DSK; JFSR1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 29. Weight in Grams: 726.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Syracuse University Press United States
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815634577
ISBN
9780815634577
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 65.60
€ 60.05

Paperback. This text, published with translation and commentary, is a work attributed to Shenoute, the 4th-5th century abbot of the White Monastry in Upper Egypt. The work is based on the theme "God never turns his face from those who truly worship him", and contains six distinct miraculous episodes. Series: Occasional Paper. Num Pages: 40 pages, 16 b/w plates. BIC Classification: 2CXG; DNF; DSBB; HDDG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 300. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
40
Condition
New
SKU
V9780861591190
ISBN
9780861591190
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 23.49

Hardback. A sequel to "The Genesis of Arabic Narrative Discourse (Saqi)", this book investigates a number of crucial questions related to the genre's development such as: Why did the Arabic short story take certain trajectories and what determined its path? Can the study of this genre provide us with wider insights into the culture as a whole? Num Pages: 475 pages. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 166 x 33. Weight in Grams: 876.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Saqi Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
475
Condition
New
SKU
V9780863563638
ISBN
9780863563638
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 41.00
€ 38.64

hardcover. Editions of ninety-one papyri associated with the day-to-day administration of the Monastery of Apollo at Bawit during the VIII century, seventy-eight of which are published for the first time. Num Pages: 265 pages, c.55 b/w pls. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 2CXC; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
American Society of Papyrologists United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
265
Condition
New
SKU
V9780970059154
ISBN
9780970059154
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.31
€ 46.80

Hardcover. Several civilizations have risen, flourished, and fallen in the valley of the Nile, each with its own religion, language, culture, institutions, and style of life. Yet beneath them all a basic unity persisted - the love of tales and the manner of telling them. This work covers such tales. Editor(s): Lewis, Bernard; Burnstein, Stanley; Burstein, Stanley. Num Pages: 200 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 2CXG; DSB; FYB; HBJH; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 161 x 21. Weight in Grams: 422.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Markus Wiener Publishers
Condition
New
SKU
V9781558762664
ISBN
9781558762664
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.31
€ 46.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 250 pages, 1 port. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; DSBF; DSK; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Toby Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
SKU
V9781592641291
ISBN
9781592641291
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 15.34

Paperback. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 43. Weight in Grams: 794.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Toby Press Ltd United Kingdom
Condition
New
SKU
V9781592642830
ISBN
9781592642830
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.38

Hardcover. Approaching the Hebrew Bible as a work of literary art, this book examines its many genres, including historical narratives, poetic narratives, poetry, psalms, and songs. It features line drawings from a late nineteenth-century Bible that illustrate many of the most famous scenes in scripture, suggesting another aesthetic layer of the text. Num Pages: 232 pages, 32 b/w illustrations, 20 charts. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; DSB; HRCG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 431.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780299228408
ISBN
9780299228408
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 70.28
€ 63.94

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