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Jayyusi, Salma Khadra

Works: 91 works in 414 publications in 4 languages and 13,031 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Poetry  History  Drama  Biography  Biographies  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Satire 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PJ7694.E1, 892.72608
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Salma Khadra Jayyusi
Modern Arabic fiction : an anthology by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to familiar names such as Mahfouz, the anthology presents excerpts from writers well known in the Arab world but just beginning to find an audience in the West, including early-twentieth-century writer Jurji Zaydan, whose historical epics influenced the moral attitudes of several generations of Arab readers; Yusuf Idris's complex and brilliant portraits of Egypt's poor; 'Abd al-Rahman Munif's searing exploration of the ecological and social impact of oil production; and Palestinian writer Ibrahim Nasrallah's bold postmodern examination of alienation in contemporary Arab life."
Classical Arabic stories : an anthology by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short fiction was an immensely innovative art in the medieval Arab world, providing the perfect vehicle for transmitting dazzling images of life and experiences as early as pre-Islamic times. These works also speak to the urbanization of the Arab domain after Islam, mirroring the bustling life of the Muslim Arabs and Islamized Persians and reflecting the sure stamp of an urbanity that had settled very staunchly after big conquests. All the noises and voices of the Umayyads and Abbasids are here. One can taste the flavor of Abbasid food, witness the rise of slave girls and singers, and experience the pride of state. Reading these texts today illuminates the wide spectrum of early Arab life and suggests the influences and innovations that flourished so vibrantly in medieval Arab society ... -- Product Description
The city in the Islamic world( )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The purpose of this book, is to draw attention to the sites of life, politics and culture where current and past generations of the Islamic world have made their mark. Unlike many previous volumes dealing with the city in the Islamic world, this one has been specially expanded not only to include snapshots of historical fabric but also to deal with the transformation of this fabric into modern and contemporary urban entities."--Book cover
Beyond the dunes : an anthology of modern Saudi literature by Manṣūr Ibrāhīm Ḥāzimī( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saudi Arabia has changed beyond all recognition in the past few decades, and the country's writers have been pre-eminent in grappling with the dilemmas, the cultural jarring and the identity problems thrown up by such an accelerated pace of change. "Beyond The Dunes" opens up for the first time the diversity and richness of contemporary Saudi Arabian literature to an English-speaking audience in this uniquely accessible book. Mansour al Hazimi, Salma Khadra Jayyusi and Ezzat Khattab have put together a varied selection of poetry, short stories, novel extracts, personal accounts, dram
The Literature of modern Arabia : an anthology by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers selections of ninety-four leading poets, dramatists, and short story writers, with selections from Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, the UAE, and Kuwait
The legacy of Muslim Spain by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( Book )

53 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Arabic and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret life of Saeed : the Pessoptimist by Imīl Ḥabībī( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saeed is a Palestinian informant in Israel whose story is told in the form of letters to an unnamed correspondent after Saeed has escaped to outer space with the help of an extraterrestrial friend. He tries to gain favor by being the best informant, but his bad luck and dim wit guarantee his failure; his life is lived in constant fear, yet he is never without hope
Modern Arabic poetry : an anthology by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After centuries of oppressive Ottoman rule, the Arab world began to find new vitality and freedom in the twentieth century. The accompanying resurgence of creative expression is splendidly reflected in this definitive anthology of contemporary Arabic poetry, which spans the modern Arab world from the turn of the century to the present, from the Arab Gulf to Morocco. The editor, Salma Khadra Jayyusi, a renowned expert on modern Arabic literature, presents a through introduction to the works of more than ninety Arab poets. To create the best possible English translation, each selection has been translated first by a bilingual expert and then by an English-language poet, who creatively renders it into idiomatic English
Anthology of modern Palestinian literature by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and Arabic and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive anthology traces the written record of a people beset by nearly a century of conflict, exile, and dispersal. This collection includes poetry, fiction, and personal narratives by both established and rising Palestinian creative writers of the modern period. Also included are the works of Palestinians writing in English, most of whom are in exile in the United States, as well as personal narratives of writers living under the hardship of occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip
Modern Arabic drama : an anthology( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translations of 12 Arabic plays written and produced during the past thirty years
Human rights in Arab thought : a reader by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While the notion of 'human rights' is sometimes thought to be a product of the Western Enlightenment, human rights as a subject for philosophical enquiry and as the basis for government in fact have a long and rich heritage within Arab thought. In this book, Salma K. Jayyusi brings together a list of distinguished scholars to reflect the range and depth of Arab thinking on this subject. Translated from the best-selling Arabic edition, this work offers English readers a fresh and original insight into the rich, well-established and, nonetheless, contentious literature of human rights. Leading Arab intellectuals such as Muhammad 'Abid al-Jabiri and Muhammad Arkoun have made contributions on topics ranging from the concept of the individual in early Islamic texts to labour laws in the contemporary Middle East. They write from a number of perspectives: Islamic, secular, generalist, regionalist, historical and political, bringing together ideas which will challenge and enlighten anyone interested in human rights and the modern Arab world. From the Medina Charter to the citizenship struggles of Palestinian refugees, Salma K. Jayyusi's book offers the first comprehensive guide to this important and often overlooked aspect of Arab political and intellectual culture"--Jacket
Short Arabic plays : an anthology( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trends and movements in modern Arabic poetry by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabic poetry; 20th century; history and criticism
Kahlil Gibran : beyond borders by Jean Gibran( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comprehensive biography of the life of artist-poet Kahlil Gibran and his development as an artist transcending geographical boundaries of East and West--includes many rare photographs and images of his work"--
Tales of Juha : classic Arab folk humor( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Juha is an old Arab comic literary figure around whom countless popular anecdotes were written. He appears variously as preacher and beggar, porter and petty merchant, thief and honest man, judge and social critic, wise man and fool, jester and charlatan (though never as wealthy man or oppressor). While the subject matter is Arab or otherwise Islamic, the humor transcends national and cultural boundaries to achieve a universality that is instantly recognizable and accessible today."--Jacket
My Jerusalem : essays, reminiscences, and poems( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A passionate and eclectic collection of essays, poems, and scholarship that brings to life Jerusalem, in its embattled, contemporary guise as well as in its ancient history. The book begins in the immediacy of today's Jerusalem - with its dispossession and laws, its bloody conflicts and massive skyscrapers - and moves backward in time to Classical Jerusalem, working to disentangle the knots of the three great monotheistic religions, and finally comes to rest in a section that is a testament to the physical facts of Jerusalem: its monuments and alleys, its smells, its music, its people."--Jacket
The fan of swords : poems by Muḥammad Māghūṭ( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mountainous journey : an autobiography by Fadwá Ṭūqān( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eminente femme de lettres palestinienne, l'auteur, solidaire de son peuple opprimé et blessé, affirme à travers les épreuves son droit à la liberté et sa vocation d'écrivain
The city in the Islamic world by Salma Khadra Jayyusi( Book )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws attention to the sites of life, politics and culture where different generations of the Islamic world have made their mark. This book not only includes snapshots of historical fabric but also deals with the transformation of this fabric into modern and contemporary urban entities
A history of the Arabian Peninsula by Fahd ibn ʻAbd Allāh Samārī( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The importance of this collection lies in its origins: for the first time, leading Saudi Arabian historians have created a history of the Arabian Peninsula which analyses that history from an internal Arabian perspective. The book explores the original Bedouin settlement of the region, the development of the major urban areas of Arabia during the Umayyad period, the socio-political and economic developments in the Hijad and Najd up to the eighteenth century into the modern era and the rise and development of the Saudi state. This book makes a major contribution to our understanding of the history of the Arabian Peninsula, not least because it provides a perspective from and a flavour of its local origins."--Publisher description
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Modern Arabic fiction : an anthology
Alternative Names
al-Ǧayūsī, Salmā al-Ḫaḍrāʾ al- 1926-

al-Ǧayyūsī, Salmā al-Ḫaḍrāʾ al- 1926-

al-Ǧuyūsī, Salmā al-Ḫaḍrāʾ al- 1926-

Ǧaiyūsī al-Ḫaḍrā, Salmā al- 1926-

Ǧaiyūsī, Salmā al-Ḫaḍrāʾ al- 1926-

Ǧayūsī, Salmā al-

Ǧayūsī, Salmā al-Ḵ. al-

Ǧayūsī, Salmā al-Ḵaḍrā al-

Ǧayūsī, Salmā Ḵ. al-

Ǧayūsī, Salmā Ḵaḍrā al-

Ǧayyūsī, Salmā al-

Ǧayyūsī, Salmā al-H̲aḍrā’ al- 1929-...

Ǧayyūsī, Salmā al-Ḵ. al-

Ǧayyūsī, Salmā al-Ḵaḍrā al-

Ǧayyūsī, Salmā Ḵ. al-

Ǧuyūsī, Salmā al-

Ǧuyūsī, Salmā al-Ḵ. al-

Ǧuyūsī, Salmā al-Ḵaḍrā al-

Ǧuyūsī, Salmā Ḵ. al-

Ǧuyūsī, Salmā Ḵaḍrā al-

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Ǧuyyūsī, Salmā al-Ḵ. al-

Ǧuyyūsī, Salmā al-Ḵaḍrā al-

Ǧuyyūsī, Salmā Ḵ. al-

Ǧuyyūsī, Salmā Ḵaḍrā al-

Jayūsī, Salmā al-Khaḍrāʼ

Jayūsī, Salmā al-Khadrā 1926-

Jayyusi, Salma

Jayyūsī, Salmā al-Khaḍrāʼ

Jayyūsī, Salmā al-Khadrā 1926-

Jayyūsī, Salmā al-Khadrāʾ al- 1926-

Jayyusi, Salma K.

Jayyusi, Salma K. 1926-

Jayyusi, Salma Khadra

Juyūsī, Salmā al-Khaḍrāʼ

Juyūsī, Salmā al-Khadrā 1926-

Juyūsī, Salmá Khaḍrā

Khadra al-Jayyusi, Salma al- 1926-

Khadra Jayyusi, Salma.

Khadra Jayyusi, Salma al- 1926-

Salmā al-Ḫaḍrā al-Ǧaiyūsī 1926-

Salmā al-H̱aḍrā' al-Ǧayyūsī

Salmā al-H̲aḍrā’ al-Ǧayyūsī 1929-...

Salma al-Khadra al-Jayyusi 1926-

Salma Jayyusi Poet and writer

Salma Jayyusi poete dhe shkrimtare

Salma Khadra Jayyusi.

Salma Khadra Jayyusi 1929-....

Salma Khadra Jayyusi schrijfster uit Palestina (1926-)

Салма Джаиуси палестинска поетеса, писателка и преводачка

Салма Џајуси

Սալմա Ջեյյուսի պաղեստինցի բանաստեղծ, գրող, թարգմանիչ և անթոլոգիիստ

סלמה ג'איוסי

<<ال>>جيوسي، سلمى خضرا

الجيوسي، سلمى الخضراء، 1928-

الجيوسي، سلمى خضرا

جيوسي، سلمى الخضراء

جيوسي، سلمى خضرا

جيوسي، سلمى خضراء

جيوسي، سلمى خضرة

خضرا جيوسي، سلمى

سلمى الخضراء الجيوسي

سلمى الخضراء الجيوسي، 1928-

سلمى الخضراء الجيوسي أديبة فلسطينية

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Dutch (1)

French (1)

Classical Arabic stories : an anthologyThe city in the Islamic worldBeyond the dunes : an anthology of modern Saudi literatureThe Literature of modern Arabia : an anthologyThe legacy of Muslim SpainThe secret life of Saeed : the PessoptimistModern Arabic poetry : an anthologyAnthology of modern Palestinian literature