Marked Word Order in the Qurān and Its English Translations

Marked Word Order in the Qurān and Its English Translations

Patterns and Motivations

eBook - 2013
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The literature on Balaghah (the art of Arabic eloquence) and commentaries on the Quran stress that the style of the Quran is beautiful, eloquent and inimitable. This literature identifies word order as one of the most distinctive aspects of Quranic style. One of the main reasons for this is that, compared to English, Arabic has fewer restrictions on word order, thanks to its elaborate verb inflection system and case marking. This flexibility allows for the foregrounding of some elements withi...
Publisher: Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781443853675
9781443851244
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (282 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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