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9783954904723
Gatt, Kurstin

Decoding DA’ISH

An Analysis of Poetic Exemplars and Discursive Strategies of Domination in the Jihadist Milieu

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 344 p., hardback
79,00 €

Why do Jihadists compose poetry and what role does poetry play in the transmission of the jihadist ideology? Decoding DĀʿISH is located at the intersections of the literary, the...

9783954902576
Müller, Katharina

Die jungen Kosmopoliten

Prozesse von Aneignung und Abgrenzung in der zeitgenössischen türkischen Literatur

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 232 p., hardback
69,00 €

Young authors from Turkey question boundaries, they are challenging borders between nations, between humans, between times. Their works reflect a new zeitgeist which is often...

9783954902958
Chotiwari-Jünger, Steffi

Georgische Literatur in deutschen Übersetzungen

Bibliographie – 1887 bis 2017

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 112 p., paperback / softback
19,90 €

According to the last bibliography "The literatures of the peoples of the Caucasus - New translations and German-language bibliography" (2003) by Steffi Chotiwari-Jünger, this...

97839549022867
Laub, Lotte

Gestalten durch Verbergen

Ghassan Salhabs melancholischer Blick auf Beirut in Film, Video und Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 248 p., hardback
69,00 €

This volume is the first comprehensive, across-media study of the work of the Lebanese film auteur Ghassan Salhab. His oeuvre emerges in a conceptual environment shaped by a...

9783954900404
Editor: Pannewick, Friederike; Khalil, Georges
In cooperation with: Albers, Yvonne

Commitment and Beyond

Reflections on/of the Political in Arabic Literature since the 1940s

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 356 p., hardback
79,00 €

This book is about relations between literature, society and politics in the Arab world. It is an attempt to come to terms with the changing conceptualizations of the political in...

9783895008047
Winckler, Barbara

Grenzgänge

Androgynie – Wahnsinn – Utopie im Romanwerk von Huda Barakat

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., hardback
69,00 €

Hudā Barakāt’s novels are complex and densely woven texts that focus on the obsessions and inner conflicts of their protagonists. The first monograph dealing with the Lebanese...

9783895009822
Bellan, Monique

Dismember Remember

Das anatomische Theater von Lina Saneh und Rabih Mroué

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
59,00 €

What happens if a body is dissected with words rather than physically? If what is taken apart is reassembled? What impact does this have on how we see things? This volume is the...

9783895009136
Davila, Carl

The Andalusian Music of Morocco

Al-Ala: History, Society and Text

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
89,00 €

This book reframes the history of the Andalusian music of Morocco by highlighting the interplay of oral and literary processes in the preservation and transmission of this...

9783895009396
Franke-Ziedan, Claudia

Satire und Kontext

Gesellschaftskritik in den Dramen des ägyptischen Autors Ali Salem

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., hardback
69,00 €

This study examines the dramas of the Egyptian writer Ali Salem (b. 1936). In addition to determining Salem’s position in literary history and outlining developments in modern...

9783895009488
Bürgel, Johann Christoph
Editor: Newid, Mehr Ali; Mumm, Peter-Arnold

Nachtigallen an Gottes Thron

Studien zur persischen Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
68,00 €

To date, only a few pioneers have made classical Persian poetry and philosophy accessible to the occidental eye. During the 17th and 18th centuries, influential travellers brought...

9783895008054
Mejcher-Atassi, Sonja

Reading Across Modern Arabic Literature and Art

Three Case Studies: Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, Abd al-Rahman Munif, Etel Adnan

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 120 p., hardback
69,00 €

Interrelations of literature and art, word and image, are manifold. However, they have remained largely unexplored when it comes to literature and art in the Arab world. This book...

9783895008078
Hajjar, Osman

Die Messingstadt

Eine Erzählung aus „Tausendundeiner Nacht“. Architektur einer Heiligwerdung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
79,00 €

Anyone associating The Arabian Nights with erotic stories will doubtlessly be disappointed when reading “City of Brass” (Nights 566−578). This tale deals not with the lust for...

9783895008061
Editor: Milich, Stephan; Pannewick, Friederike; Tramontini, Leslie

Conflicting Narratives: War, Trauma and Memory in Iraqi Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 286 p., hardback
69,00 €

This volume deals with the Iraqi cultural production under and after Baathist rule, a research field which, in comparison to Iraqi history and politics, has attracted relatively...

9783895008726
Editor: Al Jallad, Nader

People from the Desert

Pre-Islamic Arabs in History and Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
98,00 €

“People from the Desert. Pre-Islamic Arabs in History and Culture” provides a collection of text-based studies that investigate different aspects of the history, culture and...

9783895008283
Müller, Heidy Margrit; Feinberg, Anat; Kolo, Kamal Odischo

Das Ende des Babylonischen Exils

Kulturgeschichtliche Epochenwende in der Literatur der letzten irakisch-jüdischen Autoren

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 340 p., hardback
78,00 €

“Das Ende des Babylonischen Exils” is the first comprehensive German-language study of Iraqi-Jewish literature. It is also the first study on the subject to consider memoirs...

9783895008290
Ed. by Foundation Al-Babtain

The City of the three Mosques: Ávila and its Muslims in the Middle Ages

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., hardback
78,00 €

This book troubles the traditional treatment of Muslims living under Christian rule in Iberia, traditionally dubbed “Mudejars,” as marginal in both medieval Christian and Muslim...

9783895008030
Albers , Yvonne

Scheiternde Zeugen, machtlose Wähler

Der Zuschauer im zeitgenössischen libanesischen Theater

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 118 p., hardback
49,00 €

The study provides new insights into the development of contemporary theatre in Lebanon. Focusing on selected stage works by Rabih Mroué (b. 1967) and Hisham Jaber (b. 1980), the...

9783895007194
Editor: Talay, Shabo; Bobzin, Hartmut

Arabische Welt. Grammatik, Dichtung und Dialekte

Beiträge einer Tagung im Juli 2008 in Erlangen zu Ehren von Wolfdietrich Fischer

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 276 p., hardback
49,00 €

This volume contains a selection of 15 contributions stemming from a conference of the same name held in July 2008 in honor of the Erlanger Orientalist Wolfdietrich Fischer....

9783895002489
Al-Bagdadi, Nadia

Vorgestellte Öffentlichkeit

Zur Genese moderner Prosa in Ägypten (1860 bis 1908)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
59,00 €

This socio-literary study examines the relationship between processes of modernisation and reform, and new literary genres produced in Egypt of the second half of the 19th...

9783895006739
Botros, Atef

Kafka – Ein jüdischer Schriftsteller aus arabischer Sicht

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 276 p., hardback
19,80 €

The book is devoted to the subject of the Arab reception of Franz Kafka between 1939 and today. The study focuses on the examination of Kafka and his work in the form of...

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