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. In her carnet (notebook) she comments on the letters Rimbaud wrote to his mother and sister after he left France to live an adventurous life in Aden and East Africa. Like Shérézade, he gave up his previous life and the identity that was attached to it, to embark on a journey as a completely free

In: The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth-Century Fiction
Author: Ulrich Marzolph

outdated due to recent editions of relevant manuscripts, such as the voluminous Nath al-durr by al-Abi, which con- tains a large chapter on Juha (book 5, chapter 17). The neighbouring sphere of cultural influence in the case of Juha comprises East Africa (Swahili area), North Africa (including Berber

In: Journal of Arabic Literature
Author: Jacob M. Landau

large centres, while in the Far East, Africa, the Americas and Australia, as distances were far greater, his itinerary followed more closely that of the ordinary tourist, set on a "Grand Tour." As a result, he may have little new to tell those who had already been to those places; but there still

In: Journal of Arabic Literature
Author: Shamil Jeppie

translations of Shakespeare into his native Tswana language. 3 Plaatje has been extensively studied but he is just one of a generation of black African men of letters. Anglophone West and East Africa—just to stick to the Anglo sphere of colonial rule and education—also have its mission-school educated elites

In: Philological Encounters
Author: M.V.M. Mcdonald

Arabien nicht vorkomme... "10 This is indeed a serious objection to the identification. As Beeston, quoting A. Jonas, points out," the African hunting dog is a native of the grassy steppe-lands of East Africa, and it does not seem possible in the historic past that Arabia could have supported the

In: Journal of Arabic Literature

®lib (d. 49/669) who is held to have gone into complete seclusion in 526/1132. 3 It is a fundamental article of faith among the the Tayyib¬ Ism®Æ¬l¬s, the majority of whom are now found in India, Pakistan and east Africa and most of whom follow the sub-sect known as the Daw‚d¬ Boharas (or Bohras from a

In: Journal of Arabic Literature
Author: Uttara Shahani

to botany to race science and demography.” 47 Burton was one of the pioneers of this form of racialised enquiry, and one of the most influential. 48 He travelled in East Africa as a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society soon after his stint in Sindh, where he expatiated his physiognomic

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In: Philological Encounters

-Kilābī related to me that Muḥammad ibn Muzarraʿ al-Baṣrī 93 said to him: 94 I was going along the Vale of Mecca together with a friend of mine, when I saw a zanjī (East African black) at a well, 95 who was reciting a poem some of which was non-Arabic and some Arabic. “Black man,” I said, “What are you

In: Journal of Arabic Literature

Islamic Civilization: the East African Experience” in Islamic Civiliza- tion in Eastern Africa . Ed. A.B Kasozi (Istanbul: IRCICA 2006), p. 8. 11 For details on al-Faytūrī’s life and works see: M. al-Faytūrī, Aghānī, ʿ Āshiqun min, Udhkurīnī, yā Ifrīqīya (Bayrūt: 1967). 12 R. U. Khālid, al-A ʿ māl al

In: Journal of Arabic Literature

third section expands the Arabic modernist canon by introducing our recent discovery in the archives of A. Haddad and N. Haddad Collection in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Division of the Widener Library (hereafter the Haddad Collection). This discovery consists of three of Naimy’s Russian poems

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In: Journal of Arabic Literature