Middle East Literature Products

  • Advanced Arabic Literary Reader

    For Students of Modern Standard Arabic

    By Jonas M. Elbousty, Muhammad Aziz

    Advanced Arabic Literary Reader is a truly representative collection of literary extracts from across the Arabic-speaking world. Extracts from each country in the Arab world have been carefully selected, with a balance of both male and female writers and prominent and emerging voices, providing a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

  • Silence in Middle Eastern and Western Thought

    The Radical Unspoken

    By Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh

    Presenting an engaging reflection on the work of prominent modern Iranian literary artists in exchange with contemporary Continental literary criticism and philosophy, this book tracks the idea of silence – through the prism of poetics, dreaming, movement, and the body – across the textual…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • The Ghaznavid and Seljuk Turks

    Poetry as a Source for Iranian History

    By G.E. Tetley

    This new view on aspects of the Ghaznavid and Seljuk dynasties concentrates on the relationship of the panegyric poets Farrukhi Sistani (c.995-1032) and Mu'izzi (c.1045-1127) to the Ghaznavid and Seljuk rulers and dignitaries for whom they wrote. Dr Tetley investigates the reliability of the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

  • Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Persian Language, Literature and Culture

    New Leaves, Fresh Looks

    Edited by Kamran Talattof

    Critical approaches to the study of topics related to Persian literature and Iranian culture have evolved in recent decades. The essays included in this volume collectively demonstrate the most recent creative approaches to the study of the Persian language, literature, and culture, and the way…

    Hardback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Jewish Travellers

    Edited by Elkan Nathan Adler

    First published in 1930. The wandering Jew is a very real character in the great drama of history. He has travelled as nomad and settler, as fugitive and conqueror, as exile and colonist and as merchant and scholar. Of necessity bilingual and therefore the master of many languages, the Jew was the…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Persian Metaphysics and Mysticism

    Selected Works of 'Aziz Nasaffi

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    One of the foremost 13th-century Persian mystics, 'Aziz Nasaffi with his simple manner of explaining God, His Essence, Attributes and Acts provides the western reader with an overview of all the major interpretations of medieval Islamic thought. Providing the first comprehensive selection in…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Culture, Diaspora, and Modernity in Muslim Writing

    Edited by Rehana Ahmed, Peter Morey, Amina Yaqin

    Fiction by writers of Muslim background forms one of the most diverse, vibrant and high-profile corpora of work being produced today - from the trail-blazing writing of Salman Rushdie and Hanif Kureishi, which challenged political and racial orthodoxies in the 1980s, to that of a new generation…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Literary Subterfuge and Contemporary Persian Fiction

    Who Writes Iran?

    By Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami

    The main focus of Literary Subterfuge and Contemporary Persian Fiction is to identify components and elements which define Persian modernist fiction, placing an emphasis on literary concepts and devices which provide the dynamics of the evolutionary trajectory of this modernism. The question of ‘…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Egyptian Tales and Romances (Routledge Revivals)

    Pagan, Christian and Muslim

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum’s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    Vol. I: Legends of the Gods

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum’s department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects, Budge was hugely successful in collecting papyri, statues and other artefacts for the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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