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5 edition of Arabic Literature of Africa found in the catalog.

Arabic Literature of Africa

The Writings of Eastern Sudanic Africa (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik)

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Social Science,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Sociology,
  • Manuscripts, Arabic,
  • Reference,
  • Arabic,
  • Semitic languages,
  • East Africa,
  • Bio-bibliography,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Manuscripts,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Africa,
  • Arabic literature,
  • Catalogs,
  • Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn O. Hunwick (Editor), Muhammad Ibrahim Abu Salim (Compiler), Albrecht Hofheinz (Compiler), Yahya Muhammad Ibrahim (Compiler), R. S. O"Fahey (Compiler, Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9076252M
    ISBN 109004094504
    ISBN 109789004094505

    The book is a welcome addition to the literature on Shi‘a hadith and hadith scholarship, and will be of interest to scholars, students, and non-specialist readers interested in classical and medieval Islam, Islamic history, and Islamic studies, particularly Islamic theology and hadith studies." — Middle East Media and Book Reviews Online. This wonderful book offers a wealth of information on Arabic culture, literature, and art. It includes excellent and concise essays on Arabic literature from pre-Islamic times to the modern period. Two guides for further readings, one in English and another in Arabic, constitute an added bonus. Hourani, Albert. The History of the Arab Peoples.

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    For example, literature in English is the subject of five chapters, and French the subject of three, while literature in Portuguese is confined to a single chapter. The paradoxical primacy of European languages in African literatures necessitates another anomaly—the inclusion of a separate chapter on literature in African languages. African literature, literary works of the African continent. African literature consists of a body of work in different languages and various genres, ranging from oral literature to literature written in colonial languages (French, Portuguese, and English). This book is an important contribution to our growing body of literature in the field of Judeo-Arabic—the language of the Jews in the Arabic-speaking world. What makes this volume so special is the careful presentation of modern Judeo-Arabic literature in North Africa in general and in Tunisia in particular.


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Arabic Literature of Africa Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedGet this from a library! Arabic literature of Pdf. Volume IV, Writings of Western Pdf Africa: the Writings of Western Sudanic Africa. [J O Hunwick] -- This volume of Arabic literature of Africa deals with the scholarly and literary production of authors from Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Niger, and Ghana, from earliest times to The Library of Arabic Literature makes available Arabic editions and English translations of significant works of Download pdf literature, with an emphasis on the seventh to nineteenth centuries.

The Library of Arabic Literature thus includes texts from the pre-Islamic era to the cusp of the modern period, and encompasses a wide range of genres, including poetry. Arabic miniatures are small paintings ebook paper, usually book or manuscript illustrations but also sometimes separate artworks.

The earliest date from around AD, with a flourishing of the artform from around AD. Arabic miniature artists include Ismail al-Jazari, who illustrated his own Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices.