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Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric

Yasser Elhariry

Abstract

Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation, and the Postfrancophone Lyric is about what happens to the contemporary French lyric in the translingual Arabic context. Drawing on lyric theory, comparative poetics, and linguistics, it demonstrates how Arabic literature and Islamic scripture pacifically invade French in poetry by Habib Tengour (Algeria), Edmond Jabès (Egypt), Salah Stétié (Lebanon), Abdelwahab Meddeb (Tunisia), and Ryoko Sekiguchi (Japan). Pacifist Invasions deploys comparative side-by-side close readings of classical Arabic literature, Islamic scripture, and the Arabic commentary tra ... More

Keywords: translingual, classical Arabic literature, Islamic scripture, lyric theory, comparative poetics, linguistics, colonialism, translation, intertextuality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781786940407
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781786940407.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yasser Elhariry, author