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LIBRARY OF ARABIC LITERATURE

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A masterpiece on mysticism by one of Islam’s greatest female scholars

The Principles of Sufism

ʿĀʾISHAH AL-BĀʿŪNIYYAH Translated by T. EMIL HOMERIN Foreword by ROS BALLASTER

MARCH 2016 210 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-2924-8 • $15.00

Insights into a life of integrity

A Treasury of Virtues Sayings, Sermons, and Teaching of ʿAlī, with the one Hundred Proverbs, attributed to al-Jāḥiẓ

AL-QĀḌĪ AL-QUḌĀʿĪ Translated by TAHERA QUTBUDDIN Foreword by ROWAN WILLIAMS

OCTOBER 2016 196 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-9653-0 • $15.00

The formidable life tale of one of the most influential Muslims in history

The Life of Ibn Ḥanbal IBN AL-JAWZĪ Translated by MICHAEL COOPERSON Foreword by GARTH FOWDEN

OCTOBER 2016 480 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-0530-3 • $17.00

The foundational document of Islamic legal theory

The Epistle on Legal Theory A Translation of al-Shāfiʿī’s Risālah

The life of the Prophet and the story of early Islam

The Expeditions An Early Biography of Muḥammad

MAʿMAR IBN RĀSHID Translated by SEAN W. ANTHONY Foreword by M.A.S. ABDEL HALEEM OCTOBER 2015 320 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-1682-8 • $15.00

A brilliant tongue-in-cheek tour of the Afterlife

The Epistle of Forgiveness

ABŪ L-ʿALĀʾ AL-MAʿARRĪ Translated by GEERT JAN VAN GELDER and GREGOR SCHOELER Foreword by MATTHEW REYNOLDS

MARCH 2016 584 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-3494-5 • $16.00

A satirical masterpiece by a pioneer of modern Arabic literature

Leg over Leg

Volumes One and Two AḤMAD FĀRIS AL-SHIDYĀQ Translated by HUMPHREY DAVIES Foreword by REBECCA C. JOHNSON

OCTOBER 2015 528 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-0072-8 • $17.00

Leg over Leg

Volumes Three and Four AḤMAD FĀRIS AL-SHIDYĀQ Translated by HUMPHREY DAVIES Foreword by REBECCA C. JOHNSON

AL-SHĀFIʿĪ Translated by JOSEPH E. LOWRY Foreword by KECIA ALI OCTOBER 2015 368 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-5544-5 • $16.00 42

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OCTOBER 2015 600 PAGES PAPER • 978-1-4798-1329-2 • $17.00 1.800.996.NYUP


NYU Press Spring 2017