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Author: Maria Dabija

to periphery or vice versa, usually as it takes place within a single genre, the novel. In this essay, I want to complicate such unidirectional ideas by a close look at a major but never seen source for Virginia Woolf’s Orlando , the life – and the literary afterlife – of the real

In: Journal of World Literature
Author: Nasrin Qader

creative striving through writing to generate a time and space and a weave of relationality that would suspend the constantly impending destructive force of war. Moreover, I distinguish between “life world” and “mere life” or “mere living,” where the latter is exposure of life at every instant to the

In: Journal of World Literature

,” after four years of “self-exile” in Italian (qtd. in Starnone Ties 3). During these years, between 2013 and 2017, Lahiri wrote exclusively in Italian, leaving her life in the US , as the daughter of Bengali immigrants and a very successful American writer, behind. Lahiri describes this process of

In: Journal of World Literature
Author: Michel Hermans

life of the Jesuit thinker and his relationships with his family, which complement other studies. 5 Using these multifaceted approaches, we can build up a new picture of an individual engaged in encounters with the “other” during the Enlightenment. 6 Family Background The few surviving letters that

In: The Mandate of Heaven
Author: Adam Parr

it may afford with respect to the art of war; yet there are in it particulars well worth our attention. The Ten Precepts by the Emperor contain some good moral rules, according to the genius and manners of the Chinese. They are so general as to be no less useful in the civil than in a military life

In: The Mandate of Heaven
Editor / Translator: Ovamir Anjum

over from the judgment of a thing to the judgment of its like. When one sees someone being afflicted and tested because of something he committed, he learns that whoever does such a thing is judged in the same way. The life of the intellect means soundness of perception, strength, and quality of

In: Ranks of the Divine Seekers

some blemishes, great potential. Wieland, who was still living in Switzerland at the time, had closely followed Lessing’s reviews in the Literaturbriefe and shared the Saxon’s desire for improvements in the literary world. Thus, again, it is not much of a stretch to want to see a connection between

In: Shakespeare as German Author

Lahore was the first Qurʾān translation by a Muslim to have a major impact and achieve a wide distribution among Muslims, and it certainly helped to motivate, inspire, and inform all subsequent translations, earning praise in particular from Pickthall and Daryābādī. This did not prevent Muhammad Ali

In: The Inimitable Qurʾān
Editor / Translator: Ovamir Anjum

becomes ever more filled with vitality because of the gifts and favors of His beloved Lord, as He receives his loving servant and looks at him with the eye of approval and pleasure. If not for this, a true lover has no life, no pleasure, and no delight. ‮يقول تعالى

In: Ranks of the Divine Seekers
Author: Adam Parr

maxim, which may not apply in European nations, works excellently in Asian ones, in which honor is not always the main motive. 1 The Fundamentals of Military Art 孫子曰:兵者,國之大事,死生之地,存 亡之道,不可不察也。 Sunzi says: 3 Troops are the principal concern of a state; 4 it is on them that the life and death of the

In: The Mandate of Heaven