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Theory of Profane Love Among the Arabs: The Development of the Genre

Giffen, Lois Anita

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ISBN 10: 0814729517 / ISBN 13: 9780814729519
Published by New York University Press, 1971
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover first printing with dustjacket, book looks new, no remarkable flaws, dustjacket is slightly tanned on the spine and edges and has two tiny edge-tears at top of spine, the jacket is clean and attractive and there are no other remarkable flaws, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, 167 pages, includes a bibliography, "This book traces the evolution in Arabic literature of a tradition of writing on the subject of profane love- the human, earthly, passionate love of one person for another". Bookseller Inventory # 036501

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Title: Theory of Profane Love Among the Arabs: The ...

Publisher: New York University Press

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Edition: 1st Edition.

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This book traces the evolution in Arabic literature of a tradition of writing on the subject of profane love - the human, earthly, passionate love of one person for another. The development of this genre spanned at least 900 years. Twenty essays and treatises.

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