Middle East Literature Products

  • Turkish Language, Literature, and History

    Travelers' Tales, Sultans, and Scholars Since the Eighth Century

    Edited by Bill Hickman, Gary Leiser

    The twenty two essays collected in Turkish Language, Literature and History offer insights into Turkish culture in the widest sense. Written by leaders in their fields from North America, Europe and Turkey, these essays cover a broad range of topics, focusing on various aspects of Turkish language,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

  • Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations

    Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Palestine

    By Lindsey Moore

    Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations significantly enhances the interface between postcolonial literary studies and the hitherto under-studied Arab world. Lindsey Moore brings together canonical and less familiar Arab novels and memoirs from the last half century to consider colonial continuities…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in ?ari¯q-ut-ta?qi¯q (A.H. 744)

    By Bo Utas

    This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 'Omar Khayya´m

    The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation

    By E.H. Rodwell

    This book, first published in 1931, shows in a simple, sound and lucid manner how the genius of two poets (Omar Khayyam and FitzGerald) brought together by the genius of an Orientalist (Professor Cowell) culminated in a very strange, very beautiful and profound English poem. This book is concerned…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • A History of Persian Navigation

    By Hadi Hasan

    This book, first published in 1928, is based on Chinese, Persian and Arabic sources, and provides the first scholarly account of the history of Persian maritime exploration.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources

    By G. Le Strange

    The history of Baghdad as a metropolis coincides with the history of the rise and fall of the Abbasid Caliphs. In this volume, first published in 1900 and written by a recognized authority in the field, the history of the city and of the Abbasid dynasty are closely interwoven so that, from a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis

    By Cyprian Rice

    The author was first introduced to Persian studies when, as a ‘Student Interpreter’ in the Levant Consular Service, he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish. He realized the value of Persian thought in any attempt to draw East and West together. This book, first published in 1964, is the product of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Postcolonial Memoir in the Middle East

    Rethinking the Liminal in Mashriqi Writing

    By Norbert Bugeja

    This book reconsiders the notion of liminality in postcolonial critical discourse today. By visiting Mashriqi writers of memoir, Bugeja offers a unique intervention in the understanding of 'in-between' and ‘threshold’ states in present-day postcolonialist thought. His analysis situates liminal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective

    By Anna Ball

    Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective is the first sustained study of gender-consciousness in the Palestinian creative imagination. Drawing on concepts from postcolonial feminist theory, Ball analyses a range of literary and filmic works by major creative…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Arabic Literature for the Classroom

    Teaching Methods, Theories, Themes and Texts

    Edited by Mushin J al-Musawi

    Arabic Literature for the Classroom argues for a more visible presence of Arabic within the humanities and social sciences, stressing the need to make Arabic literature available as a world literature, without damaging its own distinctive characteristics. The nineteen chapters which make up this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Sephardic and Mizrahi Literature

    A Diaspora

    Edited by Dario Miccoli

    In the last few years, the fields of Sephardic and Mizrahi Studies have grown significantly, thanks to new publications which take into consideration unexplored aspects of the history, literature and identity of modern Middle Eastern and North African Jews. However, few of these studies abandoned…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Depicting the Late Ottoman Empire in Turkish Autobiographies

    Images of a Past World

    By Philipp Wirtz

    The period between the 1880s and the 1920s was a time of momentous changes in the Ottoman Empire. It was also an age of literary experiments, of which autobiography forms a part. This book analyses Turkish autobiographical narratives describing the part of their authors’ lives that was spent while…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Life Narratives of the Ottoman Realm: Individual and Empire in the Near East

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