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By Yasir Suleiman

ISBN-10: 0748637400

ISBN-13: 9780748637409

ISBN-10: 0748680314

ISBN-13: 9780748680313

Devlops Yasir Suleiman's groundbreaking venture on Arabic within the social global. beginning with the symbolic and cognitive roles of language, Yasir Suleiman investigates how Arabic is eager about ideological and cultural debates within which clash is a defining function. He exhibits how discussions in regards to the inimitability of the Qur'an within the pre-modern interval have been, at a few deep point, enthusiastic about problems with ethnic election opposed to the history of inter-ethnic strife between Arabs and non-Arabs, typically Persians. additional, he exhibits how discussions of the (un)translatability of the Qur'an have been regarding this inspiration of ethnic election. during this appreciate, theology and ethnicity end up companions in theorising language.Staying in the symbolic function of language, Suleiman investigates the function of paratexts and literary creation in disseminating language ideologies and in cultural contestation. He exhibits that language symbolism is proper in ideological debates approximately hybrid or cross-national literary productio

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