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Nature and death in the poetry of al-Malā'ika, al-Shābbī and Shukrī, and certain English Romantic poets : a comparative study (University of St Andrews, 1989) - ThesisThe first part of this thesis, divided into two chapters, deals with the early background of European Romanticism; the reasons behind its appearance and problems of definition. There follows a discussion on the question ...
A critical edition of al-Durr al-Maknūn fī al-Ma'āthir al-Mādiya min al-Qurūn of Yāsīn al-'umarī (920-1226 A.H. = 1514/15 A.D. - 1811/12 A.D.) (University of St Andrews, 1983) - ThesisThis thesis is a critical edition of "al-Durr al-Maknūn fī al-Ma'āthir al-Māḍiya min al-Ǫurūn" (DUR.) by the Iraqi historian, Yāsīn Efendi al-Khaṭīb al-'Umarī al-Mawṣilī, 1158-1234 A.H. = 1745- 1818 A. D. covering the ...
Innovation in the novels of Muḥammad Barrāda, Idwār al-Kharrāṭ, Ilyās Khūrī and Fu'ād al-Takarlī, (1979-1999) (University of St Andrews, 2005) - ThesisThis thesis is a detailed literary analysis of the innovative elements in the novels of four of the most significant contemporary Arab authors: the Moroccan Muhammad Barrāda, the Egyptian Idwār al-Kharrāṭ, the Lebanese ...
(University of St Andrews, 1986) - ThesisThe present work is mainly concerned with a description of the morphological and syntactic analyses of the predicative aspectual phenomena in Modern Standard Arabic using Axiomatic Functionalism as its theoretical ...
The theory, practice and administration of waqf with special reference to the Malayan state of Kedah (University of St Andrews, 1971) - Thesis