Arabic and Persian
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(2021-12-01) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - Thesis
From ḥadīṯ to adab : the development of ʿilm narratives in Classical Arabic literature ; a case study on the Kitāb al-adab of Ibn Abī Šayba (d. 235/849) and the Kitāb al-ʿilm of Ibn Qutayba (d. 276/889) (University of St Andrews, 2020-12-02) - ThesisThis thesis is a study on ʿilm as a literary phenomenon in the early ʿAbbāsid Arabic works on ḥadīṯ and adab. It examines the correlation between ʿilm and adab on the basis of selected foundational and pioneering Arabic ...
(University of St Andrews, 1988-01-29) - ThesisThis dissertation is a critical examination of five poems taken from the diwan of Imru' al-Qays. I have availed myself of the numbering of the poems as given in the Cairo Edition though the text I have used is that ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-27) - ThesisThis research explores the development of the discourse of power and the role in the development of this discourse of the arts and artists as dramatised in contemporary Egyptian theatre from 1967 to 2018. While Egyptian ...