Tombeau Of Ibn Arabi

Author: Abdelwahab Meddeb
Editor:
ISBN: 9780823231140
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Abdelwahab Meddeb's 'White Traverses' is a poetic memoir of growing up in Tunisia which contrasts the country's Islamic and European influences. 'Tombeau of Ibn Arabi' is a series of prose poems that draws their inspiration from Ibn Arabi, and from Dante, who learned a poetry of sensual love from Arabi.

Translation Globalization And Translocation

Author: Concepción B. Godev
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319618180
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This book examines the spaces where translation and globalization intersect, whether they be classrooms, communities, or cultural texts. It foregrounds the connections between cultural analysis, literary critique, pedagogy and practice, uniting the disparate fields that operate within translation studies. In doing so, it offers fresh perspectives that will encourage the reader to reappraise translation studies as a field, reaffirming the directions that the subject has taken over the last twenty years. Offering a comprehensive analysis of the links between translation and globalization, this ambitious edited collection will appeal to students and scholars who work in any area of translation studies.

Pacifist Invasions

Author: Yasser Elhariry
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1786948222
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Pacifist Invasions is about what happens to the francophone lyric in the translingual Franco-Arabic context. Drawing on lyric theory, comparative poetics, and linguistics, it demonstrates how Arabic literature and Islamic scripture pacifically invade French in the poetry of Habib Tengour (Algeria), Edmond Jabès (Egypt), Salah Stétié (Lebanon), Abdelwahab Meddeb (Tunisia), and Ryoko Sekiguchi (Japan). Pacifist Invasions deploys side-by-side comparisons of classical Arabic literature, Islamic scripture, and the Arabic commentary traditions in the original language against the landscapes of modern and contemporary French and francophone literature, poetry, and poetics. Detailed close readings reveal three generic modes of translating Arabic poetics into the French lyric, and the mechanisms by which poets foreignize French, as they engage in a translational and intertextual relationship with the history and world of Arabic literature. Through fine-grained analyses of poetry, translations, commentaries, chapbooks, art books, and essays, Pacifist Invasions proposes a cross-cultural history and rereading of French and francophone literatures in relation to the transversal translations and transmissions of classical Arabic poetics. It offers a translingual, comparative repositioning of the field of francophone postcolonial studies along a fluid, translational Franco-Arabic axis. The vision of the postfrancophone succeeds the point of exhaustion within the French poetic sociolect, with wide-ranging and surprising implications for the study of French and francophone poetry.

Crowds And Politics In North Africa

Author: Andrea Khalil
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317810325
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This book takes predominant crowd theory to task, questioning received ideas about ‘mob psychology’ that remain prevalent today. It is a synchronic study of crowds, crowd dynamics and the relationships of crowds to political power in Tunisia, Libya and Algeria (2011-2013) that has far reaching implications embedded in its thesis. One central theme of the book is gender, providing an in-depth look at women’s participation in the recent uprisings and crowds of 2011-2013 and the subsequent gender-related aspects of political transitions. The book also focuses on the social and political dynamics of tribalism and group belonging (‘asabiyya), including analysis and discussions with Libyan regional tribal chiefs, Libyan and Tunisian tribal members and citizens regarding their notions of tribal belonging. Crowd language and literature are also central to the book’s discussion of how crowds represent themselves, how we as observers represent crowds, and how crowds confront languages of authoritarianism and subjugation. Crowds and Politics in North Africa includes interviews with crowd participants and key civil society actors from Tunisia, Libya and Algeria. Among these, there are numerous interviews with Benghazi residents, activists and tribal leaders. One of the original case studies in the book is the crowd dynamics during and after the attack on the US consular installation in Benghazi, Libya. The book presents interviews and fieldwork within a literary and cultural theoretical context showing how crowds in the region resonate in forms of cultural resistance to authoritarianism. A valuable resource, this book will be of use to students and scholars with an interest in North African culture, society and politics more broadly.

A Companion To Derrida

Author: Zeynep Direk
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118607295
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A Companion to Derrida is the most comprehensive singlevolume reference work on the thought of Jacques Derrida. Leadingscholars present a summary of his most important accomplishmentsacross a broad range of subjects, and offer new assessments ofthese achievements. The most comprehensive single volume reference work on thethought of Jacques Derrida, with contributions from highlyprominent Derrida scholars Unique focus on three major philosophical themes of metaphysicsand epistemology; ethics, religion, and politics; and art andliterature Introduces the reader to the positions Derrida took in variousareas of philosophy, as well as clarifying how derrideans interpretthem in the present Contributions present not only a summary of Derrida’smost important accomplishments in relation to a wide range ofdisciplines, but also a new assessment of theseaccomplishments Offers a greater understanding of how Derrida’s work hasfared since his death