Names Of The Lion by Ibn KhalawayhNames Of The Lion by Ibn Khalawayh

Names Of The Lion

byIbn KhalawayhTranslated byDavid Larsen

Paperback | May 12, 2017

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An English translation of the late tenth century Arabic lexicographer Ibn Khalawayh's list of names of lions. This unique collection engages an ancient scholarly practice of documenting with precision and clarity. Larsen's lively introduction, notes, and the 400 epithets are an engrossing work of cultural studies.David Larsen's graduate studies in Comparative Literature ran parallel to years of activity in the San Francisco Bay Area's experimental poetry community, culminating in a verse collection The Thorn. During the 2011 uprising in Egypt he was a Fulbright Scholar based in Cairo. David Larsen has taught at U. C. Berkeley, Yale and Ohio State, and is currently a Clinical Professor of Liberal Studies at NYU.
David Larsen is a U. S. poet and literary translator of Classical Arabic texts. His graduate studies in Comparative Literature ran parallel to years of activity in the San Francisco Bay Area's experimental poetry community, culminating in a verse collectionThe Thorn (Cambridge, MA: Faux Press, 2005) and two and a half years as curator ...
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Title:Names Of The LionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.5 × 7 × 0.26 inPublished:May 12, 2017Publisher:Wave BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:194069647X

ISBN - 13:9781940696478

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