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A Child From The Village

Author : Sayyid Quṭb
ISBN : 0815608055
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"This memoir tells of Qutb's childhood in the village of Musha in Upper Egypt. Qutb documents the era between 1912 and 1918, a time immensely influential in the creation of modern Egypt. He offers a clear picture of Egyptian village life in the early twentieth century, its customs and lore, educational system, religious festivals, relations with the central government, and the struggle to modernize and retain its identity." "A Child from the Village was written just prior to Qutb's conversion to the Islamist cause and reflects his concerns for social justice. Interest in Qutb's writing has increased in the West since Islamism has emerged as a power on the world scene."--BOOK JACKET.

Nightingales And Pleasure Gardens

Author : Talât Sait Halman
ISBN : 0815608357
Genre : Poetry
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The earliest Turkish verses, dating from the sixth century A.D., were love lyrics. Since the love has dominated the Turks' poetic modes and moods - pre-Islamic, Ottoman classic, folk, modern. In style, form and sensibility, this collection offers a broad spectrum: virtual all types and varieties are represented here. The English versions are loyal to the originals and strive to be authentic poems in English. Here are lyrics from pre-Islamic Central Asia, passages from epics, mystical ecstasies of such thirteenth-century figures as Rumi and Yunus Emre, classical poems of the Ottoman Empire (including Suleyman the Magnificent and women courtly poets), lilting folk poems and the work of the legendary communist Nazim Hikmet (who is arguably Turkey's most famous poet internationally) and the greatest living Turkish poet, Fazil Husnu Daglarca. The verses in this collection are true to the Turkish spirit as well as universal in the appeal. experience Poetry was for many centuries the premier Turkish genre and love its predominant them Some of the best expressions of that happy coalescence can be found in this volume.

Pistachio Seller

Author : Reem Bassiouney
ISBN : 9780815650669
Genre : Fiction
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"It was Saturday. I remember. And while he was standing on a step ladder in the hall, changing a light bulb in the faint light coming through the window, I decided to love him." So begins this wonderfully exuberant novel of quixotic adolescent longing and the enduring search for self. Set in middle-class urban Egypt, the story chronicles young Wafaa’s struggle to come to terms with her own sexuality and her romantic infatuation with her cousin Ashraf, a spoiled and confident young Egyptian who was educated in England. Ashraf’s worldliness and carefree attitudes stand in sharp contrast to Wafaa’s provincial Islamic piousness.

Schlafloses Auge

Author : Ibrāhīm al- Kaunī
ISBN : 3857873205
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Contemporary World Fiction A Guide To Literature In Translation

Author : Juris Dilevko
ISBN : 9781598849097
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This much-needed guide to translated literature offers readers the opportunity to hear from, learn about, and perhaps better understand our shrinking world from the perspective of insiders from many cultures and traditions. • Over 1,000 annotated contemporary world fiction titles, featuring author's name; title; translator; publisher and place of publication; genre/literary style/story type; an annotation; related works by the author; subject keywords; and original language • 9 introductory overviews about classic world fiction titles • Extensive bibliographical essays about fiction traditions in other countries • 5 indexes: annotated authors, annotated titles, translators, nations, and subjects/keywords

Sommersprossen Auf Den Knien

Author : Maria Parr
ISBN : 9783862726875
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Hinreißend: Tonje bringt Sonnenschein! Ein Buch, das glücklich macht Tonje ist das einzige Kind in dem kleinen Dorf, in dem sie lebt. Ihr allerbester Freund ist Gunnvald. Der ist zwar steinalt, macht aber jeden Unsinn mit, den Tonje sich ausdenkt. Und das ist eine ganze Menge! Als Gunnvald ins Krankenhaus kommt, taucht plötzlich eine fremde Frau auf und zieht in sein Haus ein. Wer mag das sein? Welches Geheimnis hütet Gunnvald und warum ist die Frau so unfreundlich? Tonje muss all ihren Ideenreichtum aufwenden, um das Rätsel zu lösen, die beiden zu versöhnen und ihrem Freund ein wunderbares Geschenk zu machen!

Waltz With Bashir

Author : Ari Folman
ISBN : 3866158696
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066043202
Genre : American literature
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Tablet Pen Literary Landscapes From The Modern Middle East Words Without Borders

Author : Reza Aslan
ISBN : 9780393065855
Genre : Fiction
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Presents a collection of short stories, memoirs, essays, and poems by both contemporary and historical Middle Eastern authors from such countries as Morocco, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and Pakistan.

Tanz Auf Meinem Grab

Author : Aidan Chambers
ISBN : 3867871787
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