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By Yasir Suleiman

Devlops Yasir Suleiman's groundbreaking undertaking on Arabic within the social global. beginning with the symbolic and cognitive roles of language, Yasir Suleiman investigates how Arabic is concerned about ideological and cultural debates during which clash is a defining characteristic. He indicates how discussions concerning the inimitability of the Qur'an within the pre-modern interval have been, at a few deep point, occupied with problems with ethnic election opposed to the historical past of inter-ethnic strife between Arabs and non-Arabs, in general Persians. extra, he exhibits how discussions of the (un)translatability of the Qur'an have been with regards to this thought of ethnic election. during this admire, theology and ethnicity come to be companions in theorising language.Staying in the symbolic function of language, Suleiman investigates the position of paratexts and literary creation in disseminating language ideologies and in cultural contestation. He exhibits that language symbolism is proper in ideological debates approximately hybrid or cross-national literary productio

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