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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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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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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 245 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 185 pages

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

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Arts of Iran in Istanbul and Anatolia: Seven Essays

by Olga Davidson and Marianna Shreve Simpson Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9780674987340
Format:
Pbk 225 pages

Much medieval Persianate artwork'including books illustrated with exquisite miniature paintings'was disassembled and dispersed...

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Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore

by M Rahim Shayegan Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9780674987388
Format:
Pbk 250 pages

Cyrus the Great re-contextualizes Cyrus's epoch in light of recent scholarship. Themes include: Mesopotamian antecedents of his...

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JAYA: Performance in Epic MahÄbhÄrata

by Kevin McGrath Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9780674062467
Format:
Pbk 122 pages

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Persian Literature and Judeo-Persian Culture: Collected Writings of Sorour S. Soroudi

by H E Chehabi Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
11/2010
ISBN:
9780674053427
Format:
Pbk 275 pages

This volume presents several articles and other writings of Sorour S. Soroudi (1938a2002), who taught in the Department of Iranian...

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Global Medieval: Mirrors for Princes Reconsidered

by Regula Forster and Neguin Yavari Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780674088276
Format:
Pbk 234 pages

Global Medieval: Mirrors for Princes Reconsidered begins with a question: Is a genuine history of political thought in the pre-modern...

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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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Heroic Krsna: Friendship in Epic MahÄbhÄrata

by Kevin McGrath Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
05/2013
ISBN:
9780674073333
Format:
Pbk 176 pages

Heroic Krsna is a portrait of a pre-Hindu and pre-classical figure of a superhuman hero who in time became the divinity Krsna,...

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Mirror of Dew: The Poetry of Älam-TÄj ZhÄle QÄ'em-MaqÄmi

by Asghar Seyed-Gohrab Ilex Foundation
Pub Date:
07/2014
ISBN:
9780674428249
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

Mirror of Dew introduces one of Iran's outstanding female poets, whose work has not previously been available in English. ZhÄle...

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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, 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, Rotraud E Hansberger et al 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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