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Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Dr Marlé Hammond

BA, MA, Mphil, PhD (Columbia)

Overview

Marle Hammond
Department of the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East

Senior Lecturer in Arabic Popular Literature and Culture

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)

Member

Name:
Dr Marlé Hammond
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4518
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
438
On Sabbatical:
Terms 1 & 2

Biography

Marlé Hammond is a Senior Lecturer in Arabic Popular Literature & Culture.  Prior to her arrival at SOAS in August 2010, she held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at Oxford University (2007-2010) and a Research Centre Fellowship in the Programme of Arabic Poetry and Comparative Poetics at St. John’s College, Oxford (2002-2006).

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Irene Fernandez Ramos, Performing immobility: Space, the individual-collective body and the narratives of oppression in Contemporary Palestinian Theatre
  • Siba Aldabbagh, Word and Image in Visual Art and Poetry from the Arab World

Research

Classical and Modern Arabic Literature and Poetics; Egyptian and Arabic Cinemas; Women's Writing; Folkloric Narrative

Publications

Authored Books

Hammond, Marle (2010) Beyond Elegy: Classical Arabic Women's Poetry in Context. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs)

Edited Books

Hammond, Marle, ed. (2014) Arabic Poems. London: Everyman's Library. (Pocket Poets)

van Gelder, Geert Jan and Hammond, Marle, eds. (2009) Takhyil: the Imaginary in Classical Arabic Poetics. [Oxford]: E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Trust.

Hammond, Marle and Sajdi, Dana, eds. (2008) Transforming Loss into Beauty: Essays on Arabic Literature and Culture in Honor of Magda Al-Nowaihi. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.

Book Chapters

Hammond, Marle (2013) ''If only al-Barraq could see': Violence and Voyeurism in an Early Modern Reformulation of the Pre-Islamic Call to Arms.' In: Kennedy, Hugh, (ed.), Warfare and Poetry in the Middle East. London: I.B. Tauris, pp. 215-240.

Hammond, Marle (2009) 'From Phantasia to Paronomasia: Image-Evocation and the Double Entendre in Khalil Hawi's 'The Mariner and the Dervish'.' In: van Gelder, Geert Jan and Hammond, Marle, (eds.), Takhyil: the Imaginary in Classical Arabic Poetics. [Oxford]: E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Trust, pp. 274-286.

Hammond, Marle (2008) 'Qasida, Marthiya and Différance.' In: Hammond, Marle and Sajdi, Dana, (eds.), Transforming Loss into Beauty: Essays on Arabic Literature and Culture in Honor of Magda Al-Nowaihi. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, pp. 142-184.

Hammond, Marle (2006) 'He Desires Her? Situating Nazhūn’s muwashshaḥa in an androgynous aesthetic of courtly love.' In: Emery, Ed, (ed.), Muwashshaḥ: Proceedings of the International Conference on Arabic and Hebrew Strophic Poetry and its Romance Parallels. RN Books, pp. 141-156.

Hammond, Marle (2003) 'Literature, 9th to 15th Century.' In: Joseph, Suad and Najmabadi, Afsaneh and Peteet, Julie and Shami, Seteney and Siapno, Jacqueline and Smith, Jane I., (eds.), Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, vol. 1: Methodologies, Paradigms and Sources. Leiden: Brill, pp. 42-50.

Articles

Hammond, Marle (2012) 'The Morphing of a Folktale: Sallama and the Priest.' Middle Eastern Literatures, 15 (2). pp. 113-136.

Hammond, Marle (2003) 'He Said, “She Said”: Narrations of Women’s Verse in Classical Arabic Literature—A Case Study: Nazhūn’s Hijāˀ of Abū Bakr al-Makhzūmī.' Middle Eastern Literatures, 6 (1). pp. 3-18.

Hammond, Marle (2000) 'Subsuming the Feminine Other: Gender and Narration in Idwār al-Kharrāṭ’s Yā Banāt Iskandariyya.' Journal of Arabic Literature, 31 (1). pp. 38-58.

Book Reviews

Hammond, Marle (2013) 'Remembering Cosmopolitan Egypt: Literature, Culture,and Empire, by Deborah Starr.' Comparative Literature Studies, 50 (2). pp. 375-378.

Hammond, Marle (2012) 'Great Ancestors: Women Claiming Rights in Muslim Contexts, by Farida Shaheed with Aisha Lee Shaheed.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 75 (3). pp. 587-588.

Hammond, Marle (2010) 'Review of Julia Bray ed., Writing and Representation in Medieval Islam: Muslim Horizons.' Speculum, 85 (1). pp. 119-121.

Hammond, Marle (2009) 'Review of Radwa Ashour et al (eds.), Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999.' Middle Eastern Studies, 45 (5). pp. 851-855.

Hammond, Marle (2001) 'Review of 'The Object of Memory: Arab and Jew Narrate the Palestinian Village', by Susan Slyomovics.' Journal of Palestine Studies, 31 (1). pp. 86-87.

Hammond, Marle (2001) 'Review of 'Images of Enchantment: Visual and Performing Arts of the Middle East', ed. Sherifa Zuhur.' Journal of Palestine Studies, 30 (4). pp. 106-107.

Other

Hammond, Marle (2008) 'Nasīb ˁArīḍa.' In: Encyclopaedia of Islam, 3rd ed. pp. 125-126.

Hammond, Marle (2007) 'Ṣalāḥ ˁAbd al-Ṣabūr.' In: Encyclopaedia of Islam, 3rd ed. pp. 20-21.

Hammond, Marle (2007) 'ˁAbbās Maḥmūd al-ˁAqqād.' In: Encyclopaedia of Islam, 3rd ed. pp. 134-136.

Hammond, Marle (2006) 'Ḥafṣa Bint al-Ḥājj.' In: Medieval Islamic Civilaztion: an encyclopedia. Vol.1. p. 308.

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