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Description - Arabic Rhetoric by Hussein Abdul-Raof

Arabic Rhetoric explores the history, disciplines, order and pragmatic functions of Arabic speech acts. It offers a new understanding of Arabic rhetoric and employs examples from modern standard Arabic as well as providing a glossary of over 448 rhetorical expressions listed in English with their translations, which make the book more accessible to the modern day reader. Hussein's study of Arabic rhetoric bridges the gap between learning and research, whilst also meeting the academic needs of our present time. This up-to-date text provides a valuable source for undergraduate students learning Arabic as a foreign language, and is also an essential text for researchers in Arabic, Islamic studies, and students of linguistics and academics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415386098
ISBN-10: 0415386098
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Hussein Abdul-Raof

Hussein Abdul-Raof is a senior lecturer in Arabic and Qur'anic Studies at the University of Leeds. His recent publications include Interpreter's Thematic Dictionary: English-Arabic. Beirut: Librairie du Liban 2005 and Consonance in the Qur'an : A Conceptual, Intertextual and Linguistic Analysis. Muenchen: Lincom Europa Academic Publications 2005 (Languages of the World Series).

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