Books in category Literary Criticism – Middle Eastern

  • A Flame in the Ashes

    A Flame in the Ashes
    Jaleh Mottahedin

    She is known through the works of other writers, most notably Attar. In love with an outsider, she was murdered by her brothers to preserve the family¿s honor. This essay examines her work, life and love.

  • God and Juggernaut

    God and Juggernaut
    Farzin Vahdat

    This book is an important addition to the growing body of work in Global Studies and Critical Theory as well as on contemporary Iran.

  • Between Sea and Sahara

    Between Sea and Sahara
    Eugène Fromentin

    This is a compelling eyewitness account of the country and its people, questioning France's–and his own–presence there.

  • Warriors Witches Whores

    Warriors, Witches, Whores
    Rachel S. Harris

    Warriors, Witches, Whores considers the ways social and political power have impacted the representation of women and looks to how feminist filmmakers have fought against these inequities behind the camera, in the stories they tell, and in …

  • The Politics of Writing in Iran

    The Politics of Writing in Iran
    Kamran Talattof

    This study emphasizes the pattern of literary change in Iran, as it focuses on the relationship between the constructive elements of literary creativity, literary movement, ideology, and metaphorical language of modern Persian authors.

  • Arabic Grammar and Qur  nic Exegesis in Early Islam

    Arabic Grammar and Qurʼānic Exegesis in Early Islam
    C. H. M. Versteegh

    In this volume the author examines the origins of Arabic linguistics on the basis of the earliest Qur nic commentaries (1st half of the 8th century A.D.).

  • Muslim Narratives and the Discourse of English

    Muslim Narratives and the Discourse of English
    Amin Malak

    Examines novels and short stories by Muslim authors who write in English.

  • Tawfiq Al Hakim

    Tawfiq Al-Hakim
    William M. Hutchins

    Presents a guide to the works of the Egyptian playwright, essayist, and novelist.

  • Standing by the Ruins

    Standing by the Ruins
    Ken Seigneurie

    Its cultural output has both mediated and resisted this rise. Standing by the Ruins reviews the role of culture in supporting sectarianism, yet argues for the emergence of a distinctive aesthetic of resistance to it.

  • Nasir Khusraw the Ruby of Badakhshan

    Nasir Khusraw: the Ruby of Badakhshan
    Alice C. Hunsberger

    This is a comprehensive study of the life of Nasir-Khusraw, one of the foremost poets of the Persian language and a major Ismaili thinker and writer.

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