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Concepts of Authorship in Pre-Modern Arabic Texts

  • The objective of the contributions presented in this volume is the investigation of authorship in pre-modern Arabic texts. From several angles and different perspectives it has been asked how the author in his various facets and aspects, and as a principle of organization and guidance, can be traced and understood. The author can be perceived as a historical individual, a singular genius, or a gifted anthologist; he can claim authority or pass it on to others. The author can be invisible, applying textual strategies for steering the reader’s perception and interpretation, trying to leave the reader oblivious to his authorial interference. Although authors can be proud to present their knowledge and their opinions, they can also be reluctant to show themselves and can even disclaim their responsibility, depending on the issue at hand. The contributions gathered in this volume provide a fresh view on the multilayered nature of authorial functions and open up new perspectives on our understanding of the rich and diverse pre-modernThe objective of the contributions presented in this volume is the investigation of authorship in pre-modern Arabic texts. From several angles and different perspectives it has been asked how the author in his various facets and aspects, and as a principle of organization and guidance, can be traced and understood. The author can be perceived as a historical individual, a singular genius, or a gifted anthologist; he can claim authority or pass it on to others. The author can be invisible, applying textual strategies for steering the reader’s perception and interpretation, trying to leave the reader oblivious to his authorial interference. Although authors can be proud to present their knowledge and their opinions, they can also be reluctant to show themselves and can even disclaim their responsibility, depending on the issue at hand. The contributions gathered in this volume provide a fresh view on the multilayered nature of authorial functions and open up new perspectives on our understanding of the rich and diverse pre-modern Arabic culture and literature.show moreshow less

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Institutes:Fakultät Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften / Professur für Arabistik
Author:Lale Behzadi, Antonella Ghersetti, Dimitri Gutas, Andreas Görke, Abdessamad Belhaj, Bilal Orfali, Maurice Pomerantz, Vahid Behmardi, Ilkka Lindstedt, Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila, Zoltán Szombathy
Editor:Lale Behzadi, Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila
Publishing Institution:Concepts of Authorship in Premodern Arabic Texts, 2012, Bamberg.
Place of publication:Bamberg
Publisher:University of Bamberg Press
Year of publication:2015
Pages / Size:238 S.
Collections (Serial Number):Bamberger Orientstudien (7)
Source/Other editions:Parallel erschienen als Druckausg. in der University of Bamberg Press, 2015 (21,50 EUR)
To order a print copy: http://www.uni-bamberg.de/ubp/
SWD-Keyword:Arabisch ; Literatur ; Autor ; Funktion ; Geschichte 700-1800 ; Konferenz ; Bamberg 2012 ; Online-Publikation
Keywords:الأدب العربي; تأليف; مؤلّف; مصنّف
arabic literature
DDC-Classification:8 Literatur / 89 Andere Literaturen / 890 Literaturen anderer Sprachen
RVK-Classification:EN 2620 ; EN 2915
URN:urn:nbn:de:bvb:473-opus4-461817
ISBN:978-3-86309-383-9
ISBN:978-3-86309-384-6
Document Type:Other
Language:English
Publishing Institution:University of Bamberg Press, Universitätsbibliothek Bamberg
Release Date:2016/04/01
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell-Keine Bearbeitung (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)