Test Publications

Ozgen Felek

Ozgen Felek
2013

A wide-ranging consideration of the place of dreams and visions in Islamic societies from the pre-modern period to the present.

Robyn Creswell

Robyn Creswell
2019

City of Beginnings is an exploration of modernism in Arabic poetry, a movement that emerged in Beirut during the 1950s and became the most influential and controversial Arabic literary development of the twentieth century. Robyn Creswell introduces English-language readers to a poetic movement that...

Hannan Hever

Hannan Hever
2017

This book is a methodical, comprehensive work that locates and analyzes the presence of trauma in the language, poetics and politics of Israeli literature. It raises acute questions about the politics of literature, and of its moral authority; it focuses on the responsibility of the author within...
Hannan Hever
2015

This book follows key moments in the rise of Hebrew poetry in Eretz-Israel. The book clarifies the literary and political meaning of the “beginning” of literature as it is constituted by the great narratives of Hebrew literature: Zionism, and the settlement of the Land of Israel. The Zionist...
Hannan Hever
2016

This book offers a challenging, rich, and innovative approach to the study of representations of violence in modern national poetry. Hebrew poetry had a major role in the national coming-to-terms with the fundamental issues arising from the massive violence Jews were confronted with during the...
Hannan Hever
2014

B.G. Rudolph Lectures in Judaic Studies

Readings of Hebrew poetry by a leading critic who is associated with post-Zionist thought.
Hannan Hever
2019

Hebrew Literature and the 1948 War, Essays on Philology and Responsibility is the first book-length study to examine the conspicuous absence of the Palestinian Nakba in modern Hebrew literature. Through a rigorous reading of canonical Hebrew literary texts, the author addresses the general failure...

Jonas Elbousty

Jonas Elbousty
2014

In Moroccan studies, literary criticism has focused on questions of migration, identity, secularism, and religious fanaticism—issues that often examine Morocco within a colonial context. Vitality and Dynamism redefines this focus in Moroccan studies by looking at local themes and movements,...
Jonas Elbousty
2021

Media Arabic provides advanced students of Arabic with a range of engaging texts on controversial and contemporary topics that reflect the current social and political environment in the Middle East. Divided into ten thematic modules, each module includes three units based on a selection of...

Jonas Elbousty, Muhammad Aziz

Jonas Elbousty, Muhammad Aziz
2015

Advanced Arabic Literary Reader is a truly representative collection of literary extracts from across the Arabic-speaking world. Extracts from each country in the Arab world have been carefully selected, with a balance of both male and female writers and prominent and emerging voices, providing a...