The reader in al-Jāḥiẓ : the epistolary rhetoric of an Arabic prose master / Thomas Hefter.

Thomas Hefter takes a new approach in interpreting some of al-Jāḥiẓ's "epistolary monographs." By focussing on the varying ways in which he wrote to the addressee, Hefter shows how al-Jāḥiẓ shaped his conversations on the page in order to guide (or manipulate) his actual readers...

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Main Author: Hefter, Thomas H. (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]
Series:Edinburgh studies in classical Arabic literature.
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