The tale of al-Barrāq son of Rawḥān and Laylā the Chaste : a bilingual edition and study (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The tale of al-Barrāq son of Rawḥān and Laylā the Chaste : a bilingual edition and study

Author: Marlé Hammond
Publisher: Oxford Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press 2020
Series: A British Academy monograph
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This edition of an anonymous work of fiction reads as a transnational literary whodunnit. How did this hybrid text, blending the Arabic genres of the popular sira and the Udhri; love story with the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marlé Hammond
ISBN: 9780197266687 0197266681
OCLC Number: 1179293604
Description: xxv, 197, A100 Seiten
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgementsAbbreviationsA Note on Transliteration and TerminologyA Note on the Manuscripts and Published EditionsA Note on the (Incorrect) Attribution of the Tale to ?Umar b. ShabbaKey Dates1: From Fiction to History and Back: The Tale, its Versions and its Afterlives2: The Tale of al-Barraq Son of Rawhan and Layla the Chaste, in English translation3: The Narrative, Its Components and its 'Novelisation'BibliographyAppendix: The Arabic Text
Series Title: A British Academy monograph
Responsibility: Marlé Hammond.

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