Leg over leg or The turtle in the tree. concerning the Fāriyāq, what manner of creature might he be / Volume two :
Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of 'the Fariyaq, ' alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often hilarious adventures of the Fariyaq, as he moves from his nati...
New York :
New York University Press,
|Series:||Library of Arabic literature.
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- Cover; Letter from the General Editor; Table of Contents; LEG OVER LEG, VOLUME TWO; Contents of the Book; Chapter 1: Rolling a Boulder; Chapter 2: A Salutation and a Conversation; Chapter 3: The Extraction of the Fariyaq from Alexandria, by Sail; Chapter 4: A Throne to Gain which Man Must Make Moan; Chapter 5: A Description of Cairo; Chapter 6: Nothing; Chapter 7: A Description of Cairo; Chapter 8: Notice that the Description of Cairo is Ended; Chapter 9: That to Which I Have Alluded; Chapter 10: A Doctor; Chapter 11: The Fulfillment of What He Promised Us; Chapter 12: Poems for Princes.
- Chapter 13: A Maqamah to Make You SitChapter 14: An Explanation of the Obscure Words in the Preceding Maqamah and Their Meanings; Chapter 15: Right There!; Chapter 16: Right Here!; Chapter 17: Elegy for a Donkey; Chapter 18: Various Forms of Sickness; Chapter 19: The Circle of the Universe and the Center of This Book; Chapter 20: Miracles and Supernatural Acts; Notes; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; H; I; K; M; N; P; Q; R; S; W; Y; Z; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute; About the Typefaces.