The life and works of Jāḥiẓ; translations of selected texts [by] Charles Pellat. Translated from the French by D.M. Hawke.

; Pellat, Charles, 1914-1992
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1969.

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Standard Title Works. Selections. English. 1969
Other Authors Pellat, Charles, 1914-1992.
Subjects Jāḥiẓ, -868 or 869 -- Translations into English.
Jāḥiẓ, -868 or 869.
Littérature arabe -- Anthologies -- Traductions anglaises.
Series Islamic world series.
Description xiv, 286 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction -- part 1. Jāḥiẓ's life and works -- part 2. Texts in translation. I. Semi-political, semi-theological works. An account of Muʹtazilite doctrine ; Defence of the ʹAbbāsids against their opponents -- II. Jāḥiẓ's own particular type of adab. Literary works ; Quasi-scientific works -- III. Traditional adab, merging into the portrayal of people and society. Manners ; Character traits ; Emotions ; Social groups -- Glossary of Arabic words and proper names.
Genre Translations.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)50981
(OCoLC)ocm00050981
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Jāḥiẓ, -868 or 869.
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