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- DescriptionTakhyil is a term from Arabic poetics denoting the evocation of images. It has a broad spectrum of connotations throughout classical philosophical poetics and rhetoric, and it is closely linked to the Greek concept of phantasia.
- Author BiographyGeert Jan van Gelder taught Arabic at the University of Groningen until 1998 and is currently Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford. He has published widely on classical Arabic literature, and his books include: Of Dishes and Discourse: Classical Arabic Literary Representations of Food (2000) and Close Relationships: Incest and Inbreeding in Classical Arabic Literature (2005). MarlU Hammond is a Fellow in Arabic Poetry and Comparative Poetics at St John's College Research Centre. She has published a number of articles on Arabic literature, both classical and modern and is currently co-editing a volume dedicated to her late acdemic advisor, Magda Al-Nowaihi.
- Author(s)G. J. H. van Gelder,M. Hammond
- PublisherGibb Memorial Trust
- Date of Publication14/04/2007
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintGibb Memorial Trust
- Width170 mm
- Height242 mm
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