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Anthology of Arabic literature, culture, and thought from pre-Islamic times to the present

by Frangieh, Bassam K; .
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Yale language series. Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2005Description: xviii, 566 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 CD (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 0300104936 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Arabic language -- Readers -- Literature. Arabic literature
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 565) and glossary. Contents: Modern poetry -- Modern novel -- Drama -- Arab American literature -- Literary criticism -- Voices of women -- Autobiographies -- Letters -- Critical thought on Arab culture -- Political movements in modern times -- Philosophy of history and social evolution -- The return to the origins of faith -- The belles-lettres of Andalusia -- The folkloric tradition -- Islamic mysticism (Sufism) -- Islamic philosophy -- The assemblies : al-Maqamat -- Concept of inimitability in the Qur'an : 'I`jaz al-Qur'an -- Poetic theory -- Classical poetry of the `Abassid age -- Arabic linguistic tradition -- Compendiums of classical culture and literature -- Classical prose of the `Abassid age -- Arabic grammar -- `Udhri school of the Umayyads : pure and sublime love -- The rise of Islam -- The Arabs before Islam. See librarian for CD-ROM.

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