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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 59 new and published books in the subject of Middle East Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Literary Subterfuge and Contemporary Persian Fiction

    Who Writes Iran?

    By Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami

    Series: Iranian Studies

    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 ‘...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Ghaznavid and Seljuk Turks

    Poetry as a Source for Iranian History

    By G.E. Tetley

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    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...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Egyptian Tales and Romances (Routledge Revivals)

    Pagan, Christian and Muslim

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    Vol. I: Legends of the Gods

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Egyptian Literature (Routledge Revivals)

    Vol. II: Annals of Nubian Kings

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. New Perspectives on the Qur'an

    The Qur'an in its Historical Context 2

    Edited by Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    This book continues the work of The Qur’an in its Historical Context, in which an international group of scholars address an expanded range of topics on the Qur’an and its origins, looking beyond medieval Islamic traditions to present the Qur’an’s own conversation with the religions and literatures...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Modern Persian Literature in Afghanistan

    Anomalous Visions of History and Form

    By Wali Ahmadi

    Series: Iranian Studies

    With the unleashing of the "War on Terror" in the aftermath of 9/11, Afghanistan has become prominent in the news. However, we need to appreciate that no substantive understanding of contemporary history, politics and society of this country can be achieved without a thorough analysis of the Afghan...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Dissident Writings of Arab Women

    Voices Against Violence

    By Brinda J. Mehta

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence analyzes the links between creative dissidence and inscriptions of violence in the writings of a selected group of postcolonial Arab women. The female authors destabilize essentialist framings of Arab identity through a series of reflective...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in Al-Andalus

    By Shari Lowin

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in al-Andalus investigates a largely overlooked subset of Muslim and Jewish love poetry in medieval Spain: hetero- and homo-erotic love poems written by Muslim and Jewish religious scholars, in which the lover and his sensual experience of the beloved are compared to...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Silence in Middle Eastern and Western Thought

    The Radical Unspoken

    By Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    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...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge