Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2016

216 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474402316

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Hikayat Abi al-Qasim

A Literary Banquet

Emily Selove

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature

  • Uses a new method of reading medieval Arabic literature in dialogue with Classical literature, especially from Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Looks at pre-modern notions of representation and description in literature
  • Includes an abridged translation of Hikayat, giving the reader a taste of its both amusing and shocking content