Power in the portrayal : representations of Jews and Muslims in eleventh- and twelfth-century Islamic Spain (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Power in the portrayal : representations of Jews and Muslims in eleventh- and twelfth-century Islamic Spain

Author: Ross Brann
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock, Oxfordshire [U.K.] : Princeton University Press, [2010], ©2002.
Series: Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unveils a fresh perspective on power relations in eleventh- and twelfth-century Muslim Spain as reflected in historical and literary texts of the period. Employing the methods of the historical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Brann
ISBN: 9780691146737 069114673X
OCLC Number: 449883979
Description: x, 194 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: power in the portrayal --
Force of character --
An Andalusi-Muslim literary typology of Jewish heresy and sedition --
Textualizing ambivalence --
Muslim counterparts, rivals, mentors, and foes a trope of Andalusi-Jewish indentity? --
The silence of the Jews.
Series Title: Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the ancient to the modern world.
Responsibility: Ross Brann.

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"A substantial contribution to our knowledge of inter-faith and inter-cultural relations... Few authors could achieve what [Brann] has done in such an economical [way]."--Cynthia Robinson, Near Read more...

 
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