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Appropriation Processes of Statue Schemata in the Roman Provinces | Aneignungsprozesse antiker Statuenschemata in den römischen Provinzen

368 p., E-book

Der Großteil antiker Statuen lässt sich anhand formaler Überschneidungen typologisieren, d. h. in ›Schemata‹ ordnen. Einzelne Statuenschemata wurden über Jahrhunderte hinweg in immer neuen Versionen tradiert und in unterschiedliche materielle, räumliche und funktionale Kontexte integriert. Diese Rezeptions- und Transformationsprozesse können …

Decoding DA’ISH

An Analysis of Poetic Exemplars and Discursive Strategies of Domination in the Jihadist Milieu

344 p., E-book

Why do Jihadists compose poetry and what role does poetry play in the transmission of the jihadist ideology? Decoding DĀʿISH is located at the intersections of the literary, the religious, and the political in jihadist discourse. The study examines how …

Ein Liber cantus aus dem Veneto (um 1440) – A Veneto Liber cantus (c. 1440)

Fragmente in der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek München und der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek Wien – Fragments in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Munich and the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna

156 p., E-book

This book results from Robert Klugseder’s discovery of new fragments in Vienna (Fragm. 661) and Margaret Bent’s recognition that they belonged to the same original manuscript as a set of fragments in Munich (Mus. Ms. 3224, already known). Together they …

Commitment and Beyond

Reflections on/of the Political in Arabic Literature since the 1940s

356 p., E-book

This book is about relations between literature, society and politics in the Arab world. It is an attempt to come to terms with the changing conceptualizations of the political in Arabic literature in recent modern history. It examines historical and …

Die Entblößung der Wörter

aš-Šidyāqs literarische Listen als Kultur- und Gesellschaftskritik im 19. Jahrhundert

408 p., E-book

How do word lists matter for Arabic literature? From the perspective of Literary and Cultural Studies, this monograph approaches the literary word lists of Aḥmad Fāris al-Shidyāq (1805/1806–1887), one of the most important Arab intellectuals of the nineteenth century, and …