Category: Arabic Literature

An interview with editor-translator Th. Emil Homerin

Th. Emil Homerin, editor-translator of the recently-published The Principles of Sufism (NYU Press, 2014) has long been interested in the work of ‘A’ishah al-Ba’uniyyah, who is perhaps the most prolific and prominent woman… READ MORE

An interview with editor-translator Philip F. Kennedy

Yesterday, the Library of Arabic Literature blog featured an interview with LAL‘s General Editor, Philip F. Kennedy. In the interview, conducted by literary blogger M. Lynx Qualey, Kennedy explains how the Library of Arabic Literature… READ MORE

Om Eim Saraswatyei Swaha

A Sanskrit Mantra for the new year. Rough translation: Om and salutations to that feminine energy which informs all artistic and scholasrly endeavors, and for which Eim is the seed…. READ MORE