International Journal of Literature and Arts

Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021

  • The Woman as a Sufi Motif in Modern Arabic Fiction

    Jamal Ali Assadi, Mahmud Khaled Naamneh

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 101-113
    Received: 31 March 2021
    Accepted: 19 April 2021
    Published: 29 April 2021
    Abstract: The woman has been so intensely described in modern Arabic fiction that she has accomplished new fashionable connotations. She is often depicted in connection with a number of settings, especially the Şūfī one. In this context, the woman appears as a comprehensive representation that helps the male protagonist accomplish huge goals. This notion is ... Show More
  • Problems and Strategies: Building a Future for Cultural Heritage Protection in Shaanxi, China

    Yang Jin, Liang Min, Zhang Pan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 114-123
    Received: 14 April 2021
    Published: 24 May 2021
    Abstract: In China’s ancient history, 14 dynasties set their capitals in Shaanxi. The most glorious periods included the Zhou, the Qin, the Han and the Tang Dynasties. Owing to Shaanxi’s particular historical position, a large quantity of cultural heritage had been left underground and overground. Protecting well these cultural heritage is of great significa... Show More
  • Tidcan: Multiple Alliteration of Somali Songs – New Insights

    Jama Musse Jama

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 124-142
    Received: 9 April 2021
    Accepted: 17 May 2021
    Published: 26 May 2021
    Abstract: This paper formulates some changes in Somali poetry composition through the transition of the Somali literature from oral to a written culture since the introduction of a writing system for the Somali language in 1972. These changes are first observed through the comparison of themes and styles of poetry used by the classic nomadic and pastoralist ... Show More
  • An Anthropologico-Metaphysical Reflection on the Being of Man: A Philosophical Enquiry

    Ignatius Nnaemeka Onwuatuegwu

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 143-146
    Received: 29 April 2021
    Accepted: 20 May 2021
    Published: 31 May 2021
    Abstract: The contemporary man is gradually and systematically, though unknowingly becoming so mechanical and headstrongly wallowing deeply into the quagmire of a total oblivion of his own being. Consequently, the contemporary technolization and scientificalization of the present human society has necessarily estranged man from God and from his own very self... Show More