Desert Songs Of The Night

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Desert Songs Of The Night

Author : Suheil Bushrui
ISBN : 9780863561856
Genre : Poetry
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A unique and extraordinary collection, Desert Songs of the Night presents some of the finest poetry and prose by Arab writers, from the Arab East to Andalusia, over the last 1,500 years. From the mystical imagery of the Qur'an and the colourful stories of The Thousand and One Nights, to the powerful verses of longing of Mahmoud Darwish and Nazik al-Mala'ika, this captivating collection includes translated excerpts of works by the major authors of the period, as well as by lesser known writers of equal significance. Desert Songs of the Night showcases the vibrant and distinctive literary heritage of the Arabs. Beautifully produced, this is the ideal book for lovers of world literature and for those who seek an acquaintance with gems of Arab thought and expression. 'Desert Songs of the Night is a wonderful introduction to fifteen centuries of a literature still largely unknown in the West, without which much of our civilizations would not have developed as they have, from the rediscovery of Aristotle by Arab commentators to the lyric poetry of Europe, from the magical world of the Arabian Nights to the modern revolutionary poets of Palestine. Absolutely essential reading for our troubled times.' Alberto Manguel 'At a time when the world is obsessing about violence and bloodletting in the Arab world, this remarkable anthology, which spans 1,500 years of Arab literary genius, is a stark reminder of the untold story we keep missing about the region.' Hanan al-Shaykh
Category: Poetry

Streams In The Desert

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ISBN : UCR:31210013578131
Genre : Devotional calendars
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Category: Devotional calendars

Desert Songs

Author : John R. Maier
ISBN : 0791430170
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines American and Middle Eastern texts in studies of Orientalism and Occidentalism, and argues for a new approach to cultural studies that incorporates a wider variety of materials.
Category: Literary Criticism

Desert Song

Author : Constance O'Banyon
ISBN : 0061082902
Genre : Fiction
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During a voyage to Egypt, Mallory Stanhope becomes drawn to her handsome fellow passenger, Lord Michael DeWinter, who is en route to the Middle East to rescue his father from a desert prison
Category: Fiction

Streams In The Desert

Author : Lettie B. Cowman
ISBN : 0310224209
Genre : Religion
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Daily spiritual insight and encouragement for classic family and private devotional readling. A collection of 366 daily meditations.
Category: Religion

Night In The Desert

Author : Gertrude Ross
ISBN : UCD:31175035197642
Genre : Deserts
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Category: Deserts

The Desert Magazine

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ISBN : MINN:31951000728074J
Genre : Southwest, New
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The Virgin Encyclopedia Of Fifties Music

Author : Colin Larkin
ISBN : UCSC:32106011283170
Genre : Music
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All the facts and informed opinion that you need on the artists who made the history of this decade are contained in this single volume, distilled from The Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music, universally acclaimed as the world's leading source of reference on rock and pop history.
Category: Music

Deep Is The Night

Author : James Wellard
ISBN : UCAL:$B245190
Genre : Popular literature
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Category: Popular literature

Popular Music

Author : Nat Shapiro
ISBN : UCAL:B4134643
Genre : Popular music
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Category: Popular music

American Plays And Musicals On Screen

Author : Thomas S. Hischak
ISBN : UOM:39015059244163
Genre : Performing Arts
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This reference work is an annotated guide to American stage productions remade for film and television, with works ranging from late 19th-century American plays and musicals, through silent and sound films, to made-for-video productions by PBS, A&E, HBO, and others. Each entry first provides credits for the play or musical: date, theatre, playwright, cast (with characters) and crew, length of run, choreographer, song titles, and authors of the score (when available). The screen versions follow, listing alternate titles, date, studio, screenwriter, cast (with characters), director, and producer. Detailed commentary is given on what changes occurred between the formats, the strengths and weaknesses of each, the success of the transition, and how the end product was received. Cross references, bibliography, and name and title indexes complete the work.
Category: Performing Arts

American Popular Songs From The Revolutionary War To The Present

Author : David Ewen
ISBN : UOM:49015002903830
Genre : Music
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"An encyclopedia of over 4000 ... American songs ... with more than 1000 cross references to the composers, lyricists, musical comedies and motion pictures"--Publisher's description.
Category: Music

Bulletin

Author : Texas Education Agency
ISBN : UOM:39015076552481
Genre : Education
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Category: Education