Classical Poems by Arab Women

Abdullah al-Udhari

January 2017 | £12.99 | $19.95 | 240pp

Arab women poets have been around since the earliest of times, yet their diwans (collected poems) were not given the same consideration as their male counterparts’. Spanning 7,000 years, from the pre-Islamic to the Andalusian periods, Classical Poems […]

Sufism and Surrealism

Adonis

February 2016 | £12.99 | $19.95 | 248pp

At first glance Sufism and Surrealism appear to be as far removed from one another as is possible. Adonis, however, draws convincing parallels between the two, contesting that God, in the traditional sense does not exist in Surrealism […]

Desert Songs of the Night

Edited by Suheil Bushrui & James M. Malarkey

August 2015 | £12.99 | $18.95 | 480pp

A unique and extraordinary collection, Desert Songs of the Night presents some of the finest poetry and prose by Arab writers, from the Arab East to Andalusia, over the last 1,500 years. From the mystical imagery of the […]

Syria Speaks

Edited by Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Nawara Mahfoud

June 2014 | £14.99 | 328pp

In Syria, culture has become a critical line of defence against tyranny. Syria Speaks is a celebration of a people determined to reclaim their dignity, freedom and self-expression. It showcases the work of over fifty artists and writers […]

The Sultan’s Sex Potions

Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī

A Critical Edition, Translated and Introduced by Daniel L. Newman

January 2014 | £17.99 | 280pp

Arabic erotic literature has a long and rich history, which goes back as far as the ninth century. Far from being the pursuit of prurient pornographers, eroticism and sexuality received considerable attention from scholars. The Sultan’s Sex Potions […]

A to Z of Arabic-English-Arabic Translation

Ronak Husni

Daniel L. Newman

May 2013 | £18.99 | $27.95 | 314pp

The A to Z highlights common pitfalls faced by translators working on both Arabic–English and English–Arabic texts. Each translation problem is carefully contextualized and illustrated with examples drawn from contemporary literature and the media. Using a comparative analysis […]

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