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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...

9783895008405
Hilgers, Heribert A.; Thoelen, Heinz

Das »Bairisch-österreichische Buch von Troja«

(»Buch von Troja II«). Kritische Ausgabe

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 630 p., cloth
118,00 €

With this volume, Heribert A. Hilgers and Heinz Thoelen present a critical edition of one of the most noteworthy and outstanding late medieval German prose epics about Troy, which...

9783895004544
Pakdeekham, Santi

Pitakamala. »The Garland of the Pitaka«

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 380 p., paperback / softback
39,00 €

“Pitakamala” or “The Garland of the Pitaka” is a Northern Thai text that describes the Buddhist scriptures as they were traditionally transmitted in palm-leaf manuscripts kept in...

9783895004537
Kieffer-Pülz, Petra

»Simavicarana«

A Pali letter on monastic boundaries by King Rama IV of Siam

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 104 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

“Simavicarana” presents an annotated romanized edition of a letter composed in Pali by Thera Vajiranana - that is, by King Mogkut (Rama IV) of Siam when he was a monk before he...

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...

9783895008115
Herausgegeben von Kamal Abdullayev, Hendrik Boeschoten, Sieglinde Hartmann und Uta Störmer-Caysa unter redaktioneller Mitarbeit von Dorothea Winterling

Das »Nibelungenlied« und »Das Buch des Dede Korkut« – Sprachwissenschaftliche Aspekte

Beiträge zum ersten interkulturellen Symposion in Baku, Aserbaidschan, 2009

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 192 p., cloth
59,00 €

This volume of conference proceedings brings the “Kitab Dede Korkut” into the spotlight of intercultural comparative studies of medieval heroic epic poetry. The oldest and only...

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...

9783895004513
Cicuzza, Claudio

A Mirror Reflecting the Entire World

The Pali »Buddhapadamangala« or »Auspicius Signs on the Buddha’s Feet«. Critical Edition with English Translation

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 302 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

The “Buddhapadamangala” is an anonymous work in the corpus of Pali literature transmitted in Siam. Its starting point is the conventional description of the wheel mark on the...

9783895003004
Beck, Wolfgang

Die Merseburger Zaubersprüche

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 500 p., cloth
64,00 €

The study represents the first extensive monograph on these significant Old High German texts. The controversial linguistic material is examined etymologically while questions...

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....

9783895007255
Herweg, Mathias

Wege zur Verbindlichkeit

Studien zum deutschen Roman um 1300

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 520 p., cloth
98,00 €

Ulrich of Etzenbach's "Wilhelm von Wenden", Heinrich von Neustadt's "Apollonius von Tyrland", Johann von Würzburg's "Wilhelm von Österreich", and the anonymous "Reinfried von...

9783895007767
Editor: Tandaschwili, Manana; Gippert, Jost

Georgische Gegenwartsliteratur

Eine Anthologie georgisch-deutsch

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 406 p., paperback / softback
29,80 €

This anthology illustrates the literary work of the historical development of Georgia over the last 30 years for German readers. It includes in particular such works, which - to...

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...

9783895007507
Tuschmalerei von Lili Yuan und Übersetzungen von Michael von Poser

Eine Reise in die Berge und ans Wasser

Chinesische Malerei und Gedichte aus der Klassischen Zeit

21.0 x 29.0 cm, 68 p., hardback
29,80 €

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Die aus Shanghai stammende Künstlerin Lili Yuan lässt in traditioneller Tuschmalerei großartige, mystisch...

9783895007293
Milich, Stephan

Poetik der Fremdheit

Palästinensische und irakische Lyrik des Exils

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 432 p., hardback
79,00 €

This first study on contemporary Arabic exile poetry focuses on four poets who contributed essentially to the innovation of the contemporary Arabic “Qa“īda”: Sa ͑dī Yūsuf (b....

9783895007309
Bambeck, Florian

Herzog Friedrich von der Normandie

Der altschwedische Ritterroman »Hertig Fredrik av Normandie«. Text, Übersetzung, Untersuchungen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 252 p., cloth
98,00 €

Around 1300 the norwegian royal house ordered an unknown writer to translate a nowadays lost german source into the old swedish knight’s tale „Hertig Fredrik av Normandie“....

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...

9783895006319
Editor: Scholz, Udo W.; Wiener, Claudia
In cooperation with: Schlegelmilch, Ulrich

Persius-Scholien

Die lateinische Persius-Kommentierung der Traditionen A, D und E

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 656 p., cloth
68,00 €

The Latin medieval commentaries of the Roman satirist Persius (AD 34- 62), gathered from obscure ancient material, are published here for the first time in critical editions of 3...