Middle East Literature Products

  • The Poetry of Arab Women from the Pre-Islamic Age to Andalusia

    1st Edition

    By Wessam Elmeligi

    This is a compilation of poetry written by Arabic women poets from pre-Islamic times to the end of the Abbasid caliphate and Andalusia, and offers translations of over 200 poets together with literary commentary on the poets and their poetry. This critical anthology presents the poems of more than…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • Routledge Revivals: Turkic Oral Epic Poetry (1992)

    Traditions, Forms, Poetic Structure, 1st Edition

    By Karl Reichl

    Originally published in 1992, Turkic Oral Poetry provides an expert introduction to the oral epic traditions of the Turkic peoples of central Asia. The book seeks to remedy the problem of non-specialists’ lack of access to information on the Turkic traditions, and in the process, it provides…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744), 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Revival: Rumi, Poet and Mystic, 1207-1273 (1950)

    Selections from his Writings, Translated from the Persian with Introduction and Notes, 1st Edition

    By Maulana Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

    To the English reader the mysticism of Rumi opens a new world of spiritual and poetical experience. "God is One but religions are many" runs the Sufi teaching; and the English reader can here enlarge his experience by apprehending the mystic intuition of a great Persian poet. The late Professor…

    Paperback – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Milton in the Arab-Muslim World

    1st Edition

    By Islam Issa

    The first full-length study of the reception of John Milton’s (1608-74) writings in the Arab-Muslim world, this book examines the responses of Arab-Muslim readers to Milton’s works, and in particular, to his epic poem: Paradise Lost. It contributes to knowledge of the history, development, and ways…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Amnon Shiloah

    A fascinating aspect of the study of music in medieval Islamic and Judaic writings is the broad and interdisciplinary nature of the works and treatises in which it is covered. In addition, such works verbalize an art that was transmitted orally and took shape spontaneously, typically with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity

    A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart, 1st Edition

    By Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the works of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) and the practical teachings of the German Dominican, Meister Eckhart (c1260-1327/8). Rumi has remained an influential figure in Islamic mystical discourse since the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • A History of Persian Navigation

    1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 'Omar Khayyám

    The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism

    Reversing the Gaze, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Heschel, Umar Ryad

    Edward Said’s Orientalism, now more than fifty years old, has to be one of the most frequently cited books among academics in a wide range of disciplines, and the most frequently assigned book to undergraduates at colleges. Among the common questions raised in response to Said’s book: Did scholars…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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