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Author Kennedy, Philip F., author.

Title Recognition in the Arabic narrative tradition [electronic resource] : discovery, deliverance and delusion / Philip F. Kennedy.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Edinburgh studies in classical Arabic literature
Edinburgh studies in classical Arabic literature.
Summary Offers new vistas for reading, understanding and interpreting Arabic literature as well as the culture in which it was produced.
Contents A cognitive reading of the Qur'ānic story of Joseph -- Joseph in the Life of Muḥammad : prophecy in Tafsīr (exegesis), Sīrah (biography) and Ḥadīth (tradition) -- Joseph and his avatars -- Intertextuality and reading : the myth of deliverance in al-Faraj ba'd al-Shiddah -- Imposture and allusion in the picaresque maqāmah.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Joseph (Son of Jacob) -- In the Qurʼan.
Arabic literature -- History and criticism.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Recognition in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: 9781474413725 1474413722 (DLC) 2016479773 (OCoLC)960719888
ISBN 9781474413732 (electronic bk.)
1474413730 (electronic bk.)
9781474413725 (hardback)
1474413722 (hardback)