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Three Treatises on the I’jaz of the Qur’an

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This book contains three important Arabic treatises from the fourth and fifth centuries of Islamic history, published here in English translation for the first time.

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Three Treatises on the I’jaz of the Qur’an

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Attribute Details
Title Three Treatises on the I’jaz of the Qur’an
Format [A5] Paperback
Type Book
Publication Date 2015
Edition 1st
Publisher Garnet Publishing Limited
Author al-Khattabi, al-Rummani and Abd al-Qahir al-Jurani
Translator Professor Emeritus Issa J. Boullata
Language English
ISBN 9781859643891
Length (mm) 240
Width (mm) 170
Depth (mm) 10
Weight (g) 317
Numbered Pages 151
Total Pages 174
Added to our catalogue on 12th March 2023

 

 

*** New to our catalogue – On 12th March 2023 ***

Book Description

This book contains three important Arabic treatises from the fourth and fifth centuries of Islamic history, published here in English translation for the first time. They deal with the Islamic concept of ijaz, that is, the inimitability of the Quran because of its sublime style and divine content. While analyzing

¡jaz, they also partake in the development of the science of rhetoric in Arabic and the evolution of Arabic literary criticism. The inimitability of the Quran is considered a miracle authenticating the holy scripture of Islam and proving the veracity of Muhammad’s prophethood, Yet despite its importance in Islamic thought and Quranic studies, few of the Arabic works on iaz have been translated into Western languages. The three Arabic treatises in this book are relatively short ones: they afford different points of view and offer a variety of literary and theological approaches that give the reader a virtually comprehensive understanding of ijaz and the issues related to it, meanwhile contributing to the knowledge of Arabic rhetoric and literary criticism.

 

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • About this Series
  • Translator’s introduction
  • Editors’ introduction to the third edition Editors’ introduction to the first edition

 

  • Analysis of the three treatises
  • The first treatise
    • Editions of the book
    • The idea and method of this treatise
  • The second treatise
    • Analysis of the treatise
  • The third treatise
    • Analvsis of the treatise

THE FIRST TREATISE
Bayan Kjaz al-Quran (Elucidation of the Quran’s Ijaz)

  • On the elucidation of the Quran’s ijaz
  • The response

THE SECOND TREATISE
Al-Nukat fi Ijaz al-Qur an (Subtleties in the Ijaz of the Quran)

  1. Chapter on concision
  2. Chapter on simile
  3. Chapter on metaphor
  4. Chapter on harmony
  5. Chapter on periodic rhyme and assonance
  6. Chapter on paronomasia (al-tajânus)
  7. Chapter on permutation (al-tasrif)
  8. Chapter on implication (al-tadmin)
  9. Chapter on hyperbole (al-mubalagha)
  10. Chapter on elucidation (al-bayan)

[Postscript] Chapter

Explaining the aspects [of I’jaz] we mentioned at the beginning of this book

THE THIRD TREATISE
Al-Risala al-Shafiya (The Peremptory Treatise)

  • A chapter
  • A chapter
  • A chapter on what believers in the sarfa are obligated to A concluding chapter
  • A chapter

COMMENTS AND ADDITIONS

  1. Development of the technical terms of rhetoric up to the fourth century AH
  2. Comments on al-Rummani’s rhetorical ideas by those who came after him and quotations from them
  3. Rhetoric
  4. Concision
  5. Attestations of concision
  6. Simile
  7. Metaphor (al-istiara)
  8. Harmony (al-talaum)
  9. Periodic rhyme and assonance (al-famāsil)
  10. Paronomasia (al-tajanus)
  11. Beautiful rendition (husn al-bayan)
  12. Antithesis (al-mutabaga)
  13. Aspects of the Quran’s ijaz

(3) A summary of ‘Abd al-Qahir’s idea about the Quran’s Iaz based on its nazm

Index

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Weight 0.317 kg
Dimensions 240 × 170 × 10 mm
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Three Treatises on the I'jaz of the Qur'an

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Non-Fiction, Religion and Spirituality

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11+, Adults, Young Adults

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