Publications

  • Books

    Kurpershoek, Marcel, ed. and tr. Al-Māyidī ibn Ẓāhir. Reflections on Love, Death & Fame. 17th-century poetry and the poet’s saga in Emirati oral tradition (provisional title, forthcoming, New York University Press, 2021).

    Kurpershoek, Marcel, ed. and tr. Arabian Romantic. Poems on Bedouin Life and LoveʿAbdallāh ibn Sbayyil. New York: New York University Press, 2018. 

    Kurpershoek, Marcel, ed. and tr. Arabian Satire. Poetry from 18th Century Najd. Ḥmēdān al-Shwēʿir. New York: New York University Press, 2017.

    Kurpershoek, MarcelOral Poetry and Narratives from Central Arabia (5 vols). Leiden: Brill, 1994-2005.

    Kurpershoek, MarcelArabia of the Bedouins. London: Saqi Books, 2001 (Arabic translation: al-Badawi al-Akhir, i.e. The Last Bedouin).

    Kurpershoek, MarcelDe Laatste Bedoeïen. Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1995 (‘The Last Bedouin’).

    Kurpershoek, MarcelDiep in Arabië. Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1992 (‘Deep Inside Arabia’).

    Kurpershoek, MarcelThe Short Stories of Yusuf Idris, a Modern Egyptian Author (PhD thesis). Leiden: Brill, 1981.

  • Book Chapters

    Kurpershoek, Marcel. “Free and/or Noble? The Hunting Falcon and Class in Arabian Nabaṭi Poetry.” In Falconry in the Mediterranean Context during the Pre-Modern Era. Edited by Charles Burnett and Baudouin Van den Abeele. Geneva: Droz (Bibliotheca Cynegetica 9), 2018.