Arabic Rhetoric: A Pragmatic Analysis (Culture and by Abdul-Raof Hussein

By Abdul-Raof Hussein

Arabic Rhetoric explores the historical past, disciplines, order and pragmatic features of Arabic speech acts. It deals a brand new knowing of Arabic rhetoric and employs examples from glossy typical Arabic in addition to supplying a thesaurus of over 448 rhetorical expressions indexed in English with their translations, which make the ebook extra available to the trendy day reader. Hussein’s examine of Arabic rhetoric bridges the space among studying and study, while additionally assembly the tutorial wishes of our current time. This up to date textual content offers a worthwhile resource for undergraduate scholars studying Arabic as a international language, and is usually a vital textual content for researchers in Arabic, Islamic stories, and scholars of linguistics and lecturers.

Hussein Abdul-Raof is a senior lecturer in Arabic and Qur’anic reports on the college of Leeds. His fresh courses comprise Interpreter's Thematic Dictionary: English-Arabic. Beirut: Librairie du Liban 2005 and Consonance within the Qur’an : A Conceptual, Intertextual and Linguistic research. Muenchen: Lincom Europa educational guides 2005 (Languages of the area Series).

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388 H), al-Bmqillmni (d. 403 H), cAbd al-Jabbmr Mbmdi (d. 415 H), b. Yabmyabm (d. 322 H), cAli al-Jurjmni (d. 392 H), al-cAskari (d. 395 H), Ibn Sinmn (d. 466 H), c Abd al-Qmhir al-Jurjmni (d. 471 or 474 H), al-Zamakhshari (d. 538 H), al-Sakkmki (d. 626 H), and al-Qizwlni (d. 739 H). 1 Introduction This is an in-depth investigation of the odyssey of Arabic rhetoric. The present discussion aims to provide a thorough historical account of the birth and development of Arabic rhetoric as well as the subsequent stages of research in this field until the end of the twentieth century.

538 H), al-Sakkmki (d. 626 H), and al-Qizwlni (d. 739 H). 1 Introduction This is an in-depth investigation of the odyssey of Arabic rhetoric. The present discussion aims to provide a thorough historical account of the birth and development of Arabic rhetoric as well as the subsequent stages of research in this field until the end of the twentieth century. This chapter provides the prototypical features related to rhetorical studies represented by prominent scholars and their research contributions in Arabic rhetoric as well as the impact they have made upon further rhetorical studies.

During this early period of the Abbasid time, the Arabs have been well aware of rhetorically effective discourse and comments are often made on eloquence and rhetoric. Translation into Arabic from various foreign languages during this period has also flourished. We have seen the translation of various disciplines from Persian, Latin, and Greek into Arabic or, at times, into Syriac. 34 HISTORICAL REVIEW Ibn al-Muqaffac (d. 143 H) Ibn al-Muqaffac for instance, translated from Persian, various political and literary books, and from Greek, Aristotle’s Organon 5 (384–322 BC).

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