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Les chants d'amour de l'Égypte ancienne /

: Translation of : Altägyptische Liebeslieder. : 188 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm. : Bibliography : pages 171-184. : .alaa-sweed

Slave of desire : sex, love, and death in The 1001 nights /

: 190 pages ; 24 cm. : Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-187) and index. : 0838638740 (alk. paper)

Published 1945
al-ʻUshshāq al-thalāthah /

: 157 pages ; 16 cm.

Published 1971
Theory of profane love among the Arabs : the development of the genre /

: Originally presented as the author's thesis, Columbia University, under title : The development of the Arabic literature on the theory of profane love : an historical study. : xvii, 167 pages ; 24 cm. : Bibliography : pages [151]-162. : 0814729517

Published 2003
Laylī and Majnūn : Love, Madness and Mystic Longing in Niẓāmī's Epic Romance /

: This book is the first comprehensive analysis of Nezāmī's romance Laylī and Majnūn (1188). It examines key themes such as chastity, constancy and suffering through an analysis of the main characters. Majnūn's asceticism, kingship, love-madness, poetic genius, ill-fate, and love-death are treated in separate chapters. The patriarchal society in which Laylī lives, her anxieties and dilemmas, incarceration, secret love, imposed marriage and finally her death are discussed in detail. One chapter is devoted entirely to the different ways parents raise their children and the consequences. Finally, the book gives an analysis of Nezāmī's style, the narrative structure of the romance and the symbolism of time and setting.
: 1 online resource. : Includes bibliographical references and index. : 9789004492431
9789004129429

Published 1993
Vergil's Aeneid : a poem of grief and love /

: For more than a century, critics of the Aeneid have assumed that all or most of its episodes must propound something about Aeneas and his mission to found the Roman people, and through them about Rome and Augustus; whether that is their positive aspects, or their brutality and destructiveness, or the contrast between the public "voice" of their achievements and the private "voice" of the suffering they cause. This book argues that this assumption is wrong; the Aeneid 's main purpose was to present a series of emotionally moving episodes, especially pathetic ones. This book shows that the Aeneid makes more sense when regarded primarily as a series of emotion-arousing episodes than as expressing a pro-Aeneas, anti-Aeneas or two voices message. That is how it was regarded into the nineteenth century and that is what the ancient Greeks and Romans assumed was the main purpose of literature.
: 1 online resource (xii, 174 pages) : Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-171) and index. : 9789004329188 : 0169-8958 ; : Available to subscribing member institutions only.

Published 2010
Paroles d'amour /

: 151 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm : Includes bibliographical references (page 138). : 9782271069382
2271069386

Published 1884
Maṣāriʻ al-ʻushshāq /

: 432 pages ; 24 cm.