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Title Islam and new directions in world literature / Edited by Sarah R. Bin Tyeer and Claire Gallien
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2022


Description 1 online resource (385 p.)
Contents Intro -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword by Jeffrey Einboden -- 1 The World Imaginaries of Islam: Islam and New Directions in World Literature -- Tropes of Orientalism -- 2 Los moros de la hueste: Recovering the Islamicate in the Goths' Lament -- 3 Just One Word -- Sensory Fluctuations: Aural, Oral, Visual and Written -- 4 Poems in Praise of the Prophet (madīḥ) as a Citizen of the Literary World -- 5 The Place and Function of Imagination in Fulani Mystical Poetry (Massina, Mali) -- 6 Vanishing Art, Genre-making: The Uyghur Storytelling Tradition and its Heritagisation
Circulation, Translation, Rereading -- 7 Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866) and his Poetic Translation of the Qurʼān -- 8 The 'Islamic' Arabian Nights in World Imaginaries -- 9 Where is World Literature? -- Secular-Non-secular -- 10 Praising the Prophet Muḥammad in Chinese: A New Translation and Analysis of Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang's Ode to the Prophet -- 11 A Fine Romance: Translating the Qissah as World Romance -- 12 Indonesia's sastera profetik as Decolonial Literary Theory -- Index
Summary Brings forth the Islamicate as an aesthetic and critical force in World Literature
Subject Islamic literature -- History and criticism.
Islam in literature.
Islam in literature
Islamic literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Gallien, Claire, editor.
Bin Tyeer, Sarah R., editor.
Einboden, Jeffrey, author of the forword.
ISBN 9781474484084