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Arts of Iran in Istanbul and Anatolia: Seven Essays

by Olga M. Davidson and Marianna Shreve Simpson Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
06/2019
ISBN:
9780674987340
Format:
Pbk 218 pages

Many spectacular examples of Persianate art survive to the present day, safeguarded in Istanbul and beyond - celebrating the glory...

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Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore

by M. Rahim Shayegan Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
06/2019
ISBN:
9780674987388
Format:
Pbk 264 pages

The edited volume Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore re-contextualizes Cyrus’s foundational act and epoch in light of recent scholarship,...

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Erin and Iran: Cultural Encounters between the Irish and the Iranians

by H E Chehabi and Grace Neville Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780674088283
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

In Erin and Iran, ten essays by North American and European scholars discuss parallel themes in and interactions between Irish...

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Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation

by A Lewis and Martin Lund Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
06/2017
ISBN:
9780674975941
Format:
Pbk 264 pages

The roster of Muslim superheroes in the comic book medium has grown over the years, as has the complexity of their depictions....

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Study of al-Andalus: The Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroe

by Michelle Hamilton and David Wacks Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
06/2018
ISBN:
9780674984462
Format:
Pbk 268 pages

The Study of al-Andalus is a collection of essays by students and colleagues of James T. Monroe, Professor Emeritus of Comparative...

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Illusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writing in the Modern Age

by Roberta Micallef Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
07/2018
ISBN:
9780674984479
Format:
Pbk 190 pages

Illusion and Disillusionment: Travel Writing in the Modern Age seeks to understand, expand, and challenge the boundaries of the...

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Comparative Literature and Classical Persian Poetics 2ed

by Olga M Davidson Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
07/2013
ISBN:
9780674073203
Format:
Pbk 140 pages

Comparative Literature and Classical Persian Poetics applies comparative literary approaches to classical Persian traditions of...

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Rhetoric of Biography: Narrating Lives in Persianate Societies

by L Marlow, Michael Cooperson, Stephen F Dale, Olga M Davidson, Mohammad J Mahallati and Maria Szuppe Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780674060661
Format:
Pbk 184 pages

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Ferdowsis ShÄhnÄma: Millennial Perspectives

by Olga M Davidson and Marianna Shreve Simpson Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
12/2013
ISBN:
9780674726802
Format:
Pbk 124 pages

Ferdowsi's Shahnama: Millennial Perspectives celebrates the ongoing reception, over the last thousand years, of a masterpiece...

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Singing Moses’s Song: A Performance-Critical Analysis of Deuteronomy’s Song of Moses

by Keith Stone Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9780674971172
Format:
Pbk 188 pages

How does performing affect those who perform? Starting from observation of the intergenerational tradition of performing the Song...

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Stri: Women in Epic Mahabharata

by Kevin McGrath Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9780674031982
Format:
Pbk 230 pages

This book is a study of heroic femininity as it appears in the epic Mahabharata, and focuses particularly on the roles of wife,...

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Ruse and Wit: The Humorous in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Narrative

by Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, Olga M Davidson, Ali Gheissari, Ulrich Marzolph and Marta Simidchieva et al Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
10/2012
ISBN:
9780674066700
Format:
Pbk 172 pages

The essays in Ruse and Wit examine in detail a wide range of texts (from nonsensical prose, to ribald poetry, titillating anecdotes,...

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Last of the Rephaim: Conquest and Cataclysm in the Heroic Ages of Ancient Israel

by Brian R Doak Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
01/2013
ISBN:
9780674066731
Format:
Pbk 312 pages

The figure of the giant has haunted the literatures of the ancient Mediterranean world, from the Greek Gigantomachy and other...

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Dreaming Across Boundaries: The Interpretation of Dreams in Islamic Lands

by L Marlow, Serpil Bagci, Olga M Davidson, Yehoshua Frenkel and Rotraud E Hansberger Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
07/2008
ISBN:
9780674021228
Format:
Pb+ 160 pages

Descriptions of dreams abound in the literatures of the Near East and North Africa. The Prophet Muhammad endowed them with a theological...

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History of Beyhaqi: The History of Sultan Mas'ud of Ghazna, 1030-1041, Volume I: Introduction and Translation of Years 421-423 A.H. (1030-1032 A.D.)

by Abul-Fa?l Beyhaqi, C E Bosworth and Mohsen Ashtiany Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9780674062344
Format:
Pbk 546 pages

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