Works by al-Qāḍī, Wadād  as degree committee member | 1

The reader in al-Jāḥiẓ : the epistolary rhetoric of an Arabic prose master

The 9th-century essayist, theologian and encyclopaedist ‘Amr b. Baḥr al-Jāḥiẓ has long been acknowledged as a master of early Arabic prose writing. Many of his most engaging writings were clearly intended for a broad readership but were presented as letters to individuals. Despite the importance and quantity of these letters, surprisingly little academic notice has been paid to them. Now, Thomas ... more

2008 Single work   ➥ Academic dissertation : Editions | 1