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Islam, Arabs, and the intelligent world of the jinn 1 edition

Islam, Arabs, and the intelligent world of the jinn
Amira El-Zein

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Islam, Arabs, and the intelligent world of the jinn
Amira El-Zein.

Published 2009 by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The poetics of the invisible: Muslim imagination and the jinn
Correspondences between jinn and humans
Beings of light and of fire
Divination, revelation, and the jinn
Magic, possession, diseases, and the jinn
Jinn in animal shapes
Love between humans and jinn
Jinn inspiring poets
Conclusion: The sentience of inside out/outside in
Appendix: The different classes of the jinn.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Contemporary issues in the Middle East

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
297.2/17
Library of Congress
BP166.89 .E49 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23576214M
ISBN 13
9780815632009
LC Control Number
2009026745
OCLC/WorldCat
318874301
Library Thing
9628646
Goodreads
7312586

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