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  • Season of Migration to the North

    Season of Migration to the North
    av Tayeb Salih

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173022

    After years of study in Europe, the young narrator of Season of Migration to the North returns to his village along the Nile in the Sudan. It is the 1960s, and he is eager to make a contribution to the new postcolonial life of his country. Back home…

  • Anchor Modern Arabic Fiction

    Anchor Modern Arabic Fiction
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400079766

    Ranging from the end of the nineteenth century to the present day, a treasury of modern Arab literary works features the contributions of eighty outstanding writers from all over the Arab world, including Naguib Mahfouz, Tewfik al-Hakim, Mahmoud Tey…

  • The Woodcutter

    The Woodcutter
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789948431077

  • Arabian Nights and Days

    Arabian Nights and Days
    av Naguib Mahfouz, Denys Johnson-Davies, Naguib Mahfouz

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385469012

    A renowned Nobel Prize-winning novelist refashions the classic tales of Scheherazade in his own imaginative, spellbinding style. Here are genies and flying carpets, Aladdin and Sinbad, Ali Baba, and many other familiar stories, made new by the magic…

  • The Naguib Mahfouz Reader

    The Naguib Mahfouz Reader
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167591

    Naguib Mahfouz, the first and only writer of Arabic to be awarded the Nobel prize for literature, wrote prolifically from the 1930s until shortly before his death in 2006, in a variety of genres: novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, a regular…

  • Under the Naked Sky

    Under the Naked Sky

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780863563874

    Drawing on an intimate knowledge of modern Arabic writing, Denys Johnson-Davies brings together a colourful mosaic of life as lived and portrayed by Arabs from Morocco to Iraq. From a diverse area of the world with the common factor of a written lan…

  • Forty Hadith Qudsi

    Forty Hadith Qudsi

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780946621668

    The 'hadith qudsi' are the sayings of the Prophet divinely communicated to him. The present collection has been compiled from all the available books of 'hadith'. The forty chosen here are all well authenticated and present many of the doctrinal, de…

  • The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories

    The Wedding of Zein and Other Stories
    av Tayeb Salih

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173428

    "The Wedding of Zein" unfolds in the same village on the upper Nile where Tayeb Salih's tragic masterpiece Season of Migration to the North is set. Here, however, the story that emerges through the overlapping, sometimes contradictory voices of the…

  • The Essential Tawfiq Al-Hakim

    The Essential Tawfiq Al-Hakim

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774161513

    Tawfiq al-Hakim is recognized as the undisputed creator of a literature of the theater. In this volume, Tawfiq al-Hakim's fame as a playwright is given prominence. Among his best-known plays are "The Sultan's Dilemma" and "The Tree Climber". Tawfiq…

  • The Essential Tawfiq Al-Hakim

    The Essential Tawfiq Al-Hakim

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774165924

    The importance of Tawfiq al-Hakim (1898 to 1989) to the emergence of a modern Arabic literature is second only to that of Naguib Mahfouz. If the latter put the novel among the genres of writing that are now an accepted part of literary production in…

  • Arabic Short Stories

    Arabic Short Stories
    av Denys Johnson-Davies, Roger Allen, Roger M. A. Allen

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520089440

    An alleyway of Tangier as seen through the eyes of a prostitute, the price paid by a sophisticated Cairene philanderer for his infatuation with a young bedouin girl, the callous treatment a young wife receives from the man to whom she has been marri…

  • Arabic Short Stories

    Arabic Short Stories
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780704323674

  • Open Season in Beirut

    Open Season in Beirut
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789948431336

  • The Island of Animals

    The Island of Animals
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780704370166

  • The Battles of the Prophet Muhammad

    The Battles of the Prophet Muhammad
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789992142370

    In the early years of Islam the Prophet Muhammad and his supporters faced many challenges and threats. Even after leaving Mecca for the nearby town of Medina, the Muslims were not safe from attack and had to fight several battles to defend themselve…

  • In a Fertile Desert

    In a Fertile Desert

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774162183

    This is a new collection of short fiction from the Arabian Gulf. Here, for the first time, is a volume of short stories from this commercially and culturally vital and vibrant center of the Arab world. Life before oil in this region was harsh, and m…

  • Stories of the Caliphs

    Stories of the Caliphs
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789992142387

    After the death of the Prophet Muhammad, there followed many leaders of the Muslim world who were known as Caliphs. These successors to the Prophet ruled first of all from Medina, then from Damascus and later from Baghdad, over an empire that includ…

  • Tigers on the Tenth Day and Other Stories

    Tigers on the Tenth Day and Other Stories
    av Zakariya Tamir, Denys Johnson-Davies, Zakariya Tamir

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780704324657

    Satirical stories of Syria and the Arab world look at the abuse of power by men over women, the rich over the poor, and the strong over the weak.

  • In a Fertile Desert

    In a Fertile Desert

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906697136

    Here, for the first time, is a volume of short stories from this commercially and culturally vital and vibrant center of the Arab world - a selective sampling of a burgeoning literary output since the 1970s by the leading Arabic English translator.…

  • Deenoh and Arbab

    Deenoh and Arbab
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789948431008

  • The Great Warrior Ali

    The Great Warrior Ali
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789948431060

  • Homecoming

    Homecoming

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774166549

    Denys Johnson-Davies brings together this remarkable overview of the work of several generations of Egypt's leading short story writers. This selection of some fifty stories represents not only a cross-section through time but also a spectrum of sty…

  • The Fate of a Prisoner

    The Fate of a Prisoner
    av Denys Johnson-Davies

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780704381186

    The themes in this unusual collection of short stories range from the lost innocence of childhood, betrayal, greed and the battlefield of sex, to the courage of old age.'