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9783895006630
Editor: Landesmuseum für Natur und Mensch Oldenburg; Fansa, Mamoun

Tierisch moralisch. Die Welt der Fabel in Orient und Okzident

Begleitschrift zur Sonderausstellung im Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch Oldenburg vom 22. Februar bis 1. Juni 2009

20.0 x 24.0 cm, 316 p., hardback
29,90 €

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Die Fabel gehört zu den ältesten und am weitest verbreiteten Literaturgenres der Welt. Ihre Tradition reicht von...

9783895006623
Editor: Fansa, Mamoun; Grunewald, Eckhard

Von listigen Schakalen und törichten Kamelen. Die Fabel in Orient und Okzident

Wissenschaftliches Kolloquium im Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch Oldenburg zur Vorbereitung der Ausstellung „Tierisch moralisch. Die Welt der Fabel in Orient und Okzident“ am 22. und 23. November 2007

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 230 p., hardback
29,90 €

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Die berühmte, ursprünglich aus Indien stammende Fabelsammlung „Pancatantra“ ist in der Fassung, die ihr der...

9783895006371
Damir-Geilsdorf, Sabine

Die »nakba« erinnern

Palästinensische Narrative des ersten arabisch-israelischen Kriegs 1948

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., hardback
59,00 €

For Palestinians, the term nakba (catastrophe) subsumes the events within the context of the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948, immediately after the foundation of the state of...

9783895006470
By Bo Utas. Edited by Carina Jahani and Dariush Kargar

Manuscript, Text and Literature

Collected Essays on Middle and New Persian Texts

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 300 p., cloth
49,00 €

This book is a selected collection of the scholarly production on Middle and New Persian literature by professor emeritus Bo Utas, Uppsala University, presented to him on his 70th...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 29
9783895005138
Roos, Burgi

Qamishly, Plumes et Ténèbres

Lectures de quatre œuvres en prose de Salim Barakat

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 226 p., hardback
49,00 €

This study explores the early prose work of the Syrian-Kurdish novelist and poet Salim Barakat (b. 1951). Containing elements of both the realistic and fantastic, his narrative...

9783895006050
Editor: Weiß, Alexander

Der imaginierte Nomade

Formel und Realitätsbezug bei antiken, mittelalterlichen und arabischen Autoren

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 196 p., hardback
45,00 €

When a pre-modern author writes about nomads, his writing is immediately suspected of being soaked with literary formulae. This suspicion, which is no doubt justified, is for the...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 08
9783895005404
Wolf, Klaus

Hof – Universität – Laien

Literatur- und sprachgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zum deutschen Schrifttum der Wiener Schule des Spätmittelalters

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 432 p., cloth
49,00 €

This study shows the late-medieval Vienna School as a whole for the first time. Whereas scholars until recently have focussed upon German theological writings of the Viennese...

9783895005183
Editor: Pflitsch, Andreas; Winckler, Barbara

Poetry’s Voice – Society’s Norms

Forms of Interaction between Middle Eastern Writers and their Societies

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 306 p., hardback
68,00 €

Literary works are much more than mere illustrations of societal conditions. Literature is the setting in which society discusses itself. In this volume, international scholars of...

9783895005312
Binay, Sara

Die Figur des Beduinen in der arabischen Literatur

9. bis 12. Jahrhundert

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., hardback
68,00 €

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Im Zentrum der Studie steht die Beduinenfigur, die im Kontext nomadisch-sesshafter Beziehungen untersucht wird....

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 03
9783895003691
Editor: Neuwirth, Angelika; Islebe, Andreas Christian

Reflections on Reflections

Near Eastern Writers Reading Literature

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 408 p., hardback
88,00 €

This volume assembles the papers read at a symposium on the diverse forms of literature reception and intertextuality in Middle Eastern literatures in general and Arabic...

9783895004612
Dové, Peter

Erzählte Tradition

Historische und literarische Figuren im Werk von Zakariya Tamir. Eine narratologische Analyse

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
29,00 €

Zakariyyā Tāmir (b. 1931) is generally considered to be one of the most innovative authors in contemporary Arabic literature. One characteristic of his short stories is how they...

9783895004957
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...

9783895004629
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...

9783895004797
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,...

9783895004339
Berschin, Walter

Eremus und Insula

St. Gallen und die Reichenau im Mittelalter – Modell einer lateinischen Literaturlandschaft

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., paperback / softback
24,90 €

This book is a comparative literary history of the two monasteries St. Gall (Eremus) and Reichenau (Insula). Many examples show that the spirit of competition was decisive for the...

9783895003707
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...

9783895003394
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
9783895003721
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...

9783895003783
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,...

9783895003820
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...