Arabic Humanities, Islamic Thought: Essays in Honor of Everett K. Rowson

From breath to soul: the Quranic word Ruḥ and its (mis)interpretations / Sarra Tlili -- The wiles of women, the guile of men: re-reading kayd in Surat Yusuf / Zainab Mahmood -- Some Ḥanbali views on secret marriage / Susan A. Spectorsky -- Anta ana wa-ana minka ("You are me, and I am from you...

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Published in:Islamic history and civilization
Contributors: Lowry, Joseph E. (Editor) ; Toorawa, Shawkat M. 1963- (Honoree) ; Rowson, Everett K. (Honoree)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden Boston Brill 2017
In:Islamic history and civilization
Series/Journal:Islamic history and civilization 141
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Arabic language / Islam / Intellectual life
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Rowson, Everett K.
B Islamic civilization
B Festschrift
B Arabic Literature
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Summary:From breath to soul: the Quranic word Ruḥ and its (mis)interpretations / Sarra Tlili -- The wiles of women, the guile of men: re-reading kayd in Surat Yusuf / Zainab Mahmood -- Some Ḥanbali views on secret marriage / Susan A. Spectorsky -- Anta ana wa-ana minka ("You are me, and I am from you"): a Quasi-Nuʻayri fragment on the intellect in the early Ismaʻili treatise Kitab Taʼwil ḥuruf al-muʻjam / David Hollenberg -- The Crucified speaks: Ali ibn al-Jahm on His day-long exposure at Nishapur / David Larsen -- Man Is not the only speaking animal: thresholds and idiom in al-Jaḥiẓ / Jeannie Miller -- Beyond the known limits: Ibn Dawud al-Iṣfahani's chapter on "intermedial" poetry / Lara Harb -- Foul whisperings: madness and poetry in Arabic literary history / Geert Jan van Gelder -- Music for the body, music for the soul / Hans Hinrich Biesterfeldt -- Zoroaster's many languages / Kevin van Bladel -- Song and punishment / Dwight F. Reynolds -- Fathers and husbands / Adam Talib -- Writing the past: ancient Egypt through the lens of medieval Islamic thought / Tara Stephan -- "The Mosul stand-up, or a riff on a stiff": al-Hamadhani's Maqama of Mosul / Michael Cooperson -- An edition of al-Hamadhani's al-Maqama al-Mawiliyya / Bilal Orfali -- Sucker of one's mother's clitoris: a study of a classical Arabic insult / John Nawas -- Commentators, collators, and copyists: interpreting manuscript variation in the exordium of al-Ḥariri's Maqamat / Matthew L. Keegan -- Going the extra mayl: two texts on medieval dynamics in the Islamic world / Jon McGinnis -- "Extremely beautiful and extremely long": al-Qiraʻi's exuberant letter from the year 761/1360 / Thomas Bauer -- Enterprising sultans and the Doge of Venice: political culture and the patronage of science and philosophy in the fifteenth-century Mediterranean / Ali Humayun Akhtar -- Contextualizing Muḥammad ʻAbduh's views on the family, marriage, and divorce / Kenneth M. Cuno -- "Go directly home with decorum": conduct books for Egypt's young, ca. 1912 / Marilyn Booth -- When Jews attack: toward a social psychology of inter-communal violence in Yemen / Mark S. Wagner -- Scope for comparatism: internationalist and surrealist resonances in Idwar al-Kharraʼ's resistant literary modernity / Hala Halim -- Securing consent: Islamic development and the movement to transform Egypt / James Toth
ISBN:9004343296
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/9789004343290