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Forster, Regula

Das Geheimnis der Geheimnisse

Die arabischen und deutschen Fassungen des pseudo-aristotelischen »Sirr al-asrar / Secretum secretorum«

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 344 p., cloth
35,00 €

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Das pseudo-aristotelische „Sirr al-asrar“ / „Secretum secretorum“ gehört zu den einflussreichsten Texten des...

Würsch, Renate

Nizamis Schatzkammer der Geheimnisse

Eine Untersuchung zu Mahzan ul-asrar

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 432 p., hardback
35,00 €

This study of Niẓāmī’s (d. 1209) Makhzan ul-asrār (Treasure of Mysteries) deals with problems of the work’s history and reception, analyzing the formal setting of the poem as well...

Snir, Reuven

Palestinian Theatre

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 256 p., hardback
59,00 €

The book outlines the development of Palestinian theatre from the first theatrical attempts before 1948, to the heavy blow, which these attempts suffered as a result of the Nakba,...

Furrer, Priska

Sehnsucht nach Sinn

Literarische Semantisierung von Geschichte im zeitgenössischen türkischen Roman

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 296 p., hardback
39,00 €

Towards the end of the 20th century a new interest in the Ottoman and Seljuk past crystallized in Turkish fiction. In the process, not only an array of aspects connected with the...

van den Berg , Gabrielle

Minstrel Poetry from the Pamir Mountains

A Study on the Songs and Poems of the Ismailis of Tajik Badakhshan

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 788 p., hardback
88,00 €

This book is a description and an analysis of the sung poetry of the Ismailis from Tajik Badakhshan and is based on material collected during fieldwork in the Pamir Mountains, in...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 06
Abou-Bakr, Randa

The Conflict of Voices in the Poetry of Dennis Brutus and Mahmud Darwish

A Comparative Study

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
49,00 €

A comparative analysis of the work of the South African poet Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) and the Palestinian poet Maḥmūd Darwīsh (1942-2008), this study aims to demonstrate how a...

Popp, Stephan

Muhammad Iqbal’s Romanticism of Power

A Post-Structural Approach to His Persian Lyrical Poetry

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 284 p., hardback
59,00 €

A study of the Persian poetry of Muḥammad Iqbāl (1877-1938), today Pakistan’s national poet, this work identifies the position his poems occupied between tradition and modernity,...

Editor: Pannewick, Friederike

Martyrdom in Literature

Visions of Death and Meaningful Suffering in Europe and the Middle East from Antiquity to Modernity

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 380 p., hardback
59,00 €

This book aims to achieve a deeper understanding of the very human phenomenon of martyrdom by analysing in detail its highly varied re-enactments in European and Middle Eastern...

Editor: Gruendler, Beatrice; Marlow, Louise

Writers and Rulers

Perspectives on Their Relationship from Abbasid to Safavid Times

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 260 p., hardback
59,00 €

Nine essays explore the ways in which individual Arabic and Persian authors between the 9th and 17th centuries (with examples drawn from the Abbasid to the Safavid dynasties)...

Editor: Szyska, Christian; Pannewick, Friederike

Crossings and Passages in Genre and Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 228 p., hardback
49,00 €

Crossings and Passages in Genre and Culture scrutinizes the fascinating and diverse wanderings forms of artistic expression, in particular literature, have taken through different...

Guth, Stephan


Eine integrierte »turkoarabische« Romangeschichte (Mitte 19. bis Mitte 20. Jahrhundert)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 656 p., hardback
59,00 €

Brückenschläge (Building Bridges) is the first detailed and systematic comparison of two modern Middle Eastern literatures, taking the novel genre as a paradigm. The study’s...

Editor: Seigneurie, Ken

Crisis and Memory

The Representation of Space in Modern Levantine Narrative

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 260 p., hardback
49,00 €

This volume explores the literary representation of social and political crises that have punctuated the second half of the 20th century in the Middle East. From the creation of...

Niehoff-Panagiotidis, Johannes

Übersetzung und Rezeption

Die byzantinisch-neugriechischen und spanischen Adaptionen von »Kalila wa-Dimna«

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., cloth
56,00 €

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Seit längerer Zeit interessiert sich die Forschung für Fragen des Kultur- und Sprachkontaktes, der...

Series: Serta Graeca Volume: 18
Chotiwari-Jünger, Steffi

Die Literaturen der Völker Kaukasiens

Neue Übersetzungen und deutschsprachige Bibliographie

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., hardback
39,00 €

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Die Literaturen der Völker des Kaukasus (Kaukasiens) sind in Europa weitgehend unbekannt. Mit dem vorliegenden...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 05
Hartman, Michelle

Jesus, Joseph and Job

Reading Rescriptings of Religious Figures in Lebanese Women’s Fiction

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 188 p., hardback
39,00 €

Joseph, Jesus and Job are all immediately recognizable religious figures in both Christianity and Islam who have been incorporated into a range of artistic and literary projects...

Akasoy, Anna

Arabische Romantik im Exil

Das poetische Werk des Fauzi al-Ma‘luf

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., hardback
49,00 €

Thanks to his cycle of poems On the carpet of the wind, the Lebanese writer Fawzī al-Ma ͑lūf (1899−1930) is considered one of the most outstanding representatives of Arabic...

Enderwitz, Susanne

Palästinensische Autobiographien

Unsere Situation schuf unsere Erinnerungen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 328 p., hardback
42,00 €

The history of Palestine is one written by others, Roman and Arab conquerors, Ottoman and British rulers, and today a Zionist shadow looms. As if finally realizing that claims to...

Mejcher, Sonja

Geschichten über Geschichten

Erinnerung im Romanwerk von Ilyas Huri

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 196 p., hardback
49,00 €

Elias Khoury (b. 1948) is one of the most outstanding figures in Lebanon’s cultural, intellectual and literary life today. The study focuses on the theme of memory in Khoury’s...

Krainick, Sibylla

Arabischer Surrealismus im Exil

Der irakische Dichter und Publizist Abd al-Qadir al-Ganabi

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 148 p., hardback
39,00 €

Even after three decades of Parisian exile, the Iraqi poet and publicist ͑Abd al-Qādir al-Ganabi (Abdul Kader El Janabi) (b. 1944) still deserves greater attention in the West,...

Lauré al-Samarai, Nicola

Die Macht der Darstellung

Gender, sozialer Status, historiographische Re-Präsentation: Zwei Frauenbiographien aus der frühen Abbasidenzeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 190 p., hardback
49,00 €

͑Ulayya bint al-Mahdī (160−210/ 777−825), the younger sister of the Caliph Hārūn al-Rashīd, and ͑Arīb (181−277/ 797−890), a first enslaved, later manumitted woman, are...