The Resource The Islamic context of the thousand and one nights, Mushin J. al-Musawi, (electronic resource)

The Islamic context of the thousand and one nights, Mushin J. al-Musawi, (electronic resource)

Label
The Islamic context of the thousand and one nights
Title
The Islamic context of the thousand and one nights
Statement of responsibility
Mushin J. al-Musawi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this fascinating study, Muhsin J. al-Musawi shows how deeply Islamic heritage and culture is embedded in the tales of The Thousand and One Nights (known to many as the Arabian Nights) and how this integration invites readers to make an Islamic milieu. Conservative Islam dismisses The Thousand and One Nights as facile popular literature, and liberal views disregard the rich Islamic context of the text. Approaching the text with a fresh and unbiased eye, al-Musawi reads the tales against Islamic schools of thought and theology and recovers persuasive historical
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Mūsawī, Muḥsin Jāsim
Dewey number
398.220953
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PJ7737
LC item number
.M75 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam in literature
  • Arabic literature
Label
The Islamic context of the thousand and one nights, Mushin J. al-Musawi, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: is there an Islamic context for the Thousand and one nights? -- The Islamic factor in global times -- The unifying Islamic factor -- The age of Muslim empire and the burgeoning of a text -- The changing order: the role of the public in the Thousand and one nights -- Nonreligious displacements in popular tradition -- The public role in Islamic narrative theorizations -- Scheherazade's nonverbal narratives in religious contexts -- Conclusions
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (347 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231519465
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000087289
  • (EBL)908690
  • (OCoLC)826476496
  • (SSID)ssj0000599360
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12256068
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000599360
  • (PQKBWorkID)10596341
  • (PQKB)11255900
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908690
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000087289
Label
The Islamic context of the thousand and one nights, Mushin J. al-Musawi, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction: is there an Islamic context for the Thousand and one nights? -- The Islamic factor in global times -- The unifying Islamic factor -- The age of Muslim empire and the burgeoning of a text -- The changing order: the role of the public in the Thousand and one nights -- Nonreligious displacements in popular tradition -- The public role in Islamic narrative theorizations -- Scheherazade's nonverbal narratives in religious contexts -- Conclusions
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (347 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231519465
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000087289
  • (EBL)908690
  • (OCoLC)826476496
  • (SSID)ssj0000599360
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12256068
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000599360
  • (PQKBWorkID)10596341
  • (PQKB)11255900
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908690
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000087289

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