The Text Linguistics of Qur'anic Discourse
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The Text Linguistics of Qur'anic Discourse : An Analysis

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Text Linguistics of Qur'anic Discourse: A Text Analysis offers one of the first comprehensive investigations in the new academic discipline of Qu'ranic text linguistics, applying Western linguistics theory to Qur'anic discourse. Its informed and detailed analysis of Qur'anic discourse covers key elements including (i) the texture of the macro Qur'anic text, (ii) the cohesion and coherence systems of the Qur'anic text, (iii) the major notions of the macro Qur'anic text such as intertextuality, semantic relatedness, and thematic sequentiality, (iv) the macro Qur'anic textual features of ellipsis and repetition, and (v) the contextual, co-textual, grammatical, and semantic factors involved in the macro Qur'anic text. The value of European theoretical linguistics to the analysis of the Qur'anic text at a macro level has been overlooked in the academic literature to date. This book addresses this research gap, providing a key resource for students and scholars of linguistics and specifically working in Arabic or Qur'anic Studies.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138946222
  • 9781138946224

About Hussein Abdul-Raof

Hussein Abdul-Raof is Professor of Linguistics and Translation Studies, Department of English, Taibah University, Saudi Arabiashow more