Journal Information

Publisher: Mosul Studies Center


Editor-in-chief: Assistant Professor Dr. Maysoon Thanoon al-'Abaychi

ISSN: 1815-8854

The Mosul Folktale of Ismail Abdul-Wahab's Poetry

Ali Kamal-Addeen Al-Fahady

Derasat Mosulia Journal, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 26, Pages 1-20

Ismail Has A unique Imagination In Converting Them Into Poems. These Poems Teem With Interesting Innovations However He Coins These Poems In A bromd New Experience Trying to solve the riddle of life through collecting the old with the new by means of the feeling of childhood as well as Manhood to the degree that he makes it seem new and exotic because he reforms it in his poems depending on all the folktale or its style concerning beginning and ending or its reliance on a syllable from a poem or its characters and setting. Then he unifies the hero of the folktale with the hero of his poem mixing sometimes the folktale with some greek epics.

The Attributes of Mosulli Cultture in Many Examples of Folk Tales of Mosul Acultural and Critical Study

Ahmed J. Yaseen

Derasat Mosulia Journal, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 26, Pages 21-36

Throughout a critical study، this research tackles examples of Mosulli folk tales such as : The tale of the beetle، the tale of the seven divorsed woman، and the tale of the fish and the melon.
This research tries to investigate the attributes of Mosulli Cultture which is included by the literary structure via a cultural approach. This culturals approach explores the hidden intentions beyond to these tales which represent an important aspect belong to the popular legacy of mosul.

Dialogue in Ali Fahadi Stories: Analytical Study

Nabhan Hasson Al-Sadoon

Derasat Mosulia Journal, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 26, Pages 37-56

The Muslawi writer, Dr. Ali Kamal Al Den Al Fahadi, lecturer of Islamic Literature at the College of Arts, Mosul University, is examined here for the coherent and artistic features that characterize his stories in addition to their poetic and sensitive language. They include eight stories published for the period 1999–2004 including: Light Mistress and the Original Horse (1999), Equities in Al Aqsa Sky (2000), Mistress of Towers (2001), The Depressed and the Prey (2001), Dhuhur Valley Angle (2001), River Teacher (2001), Horse and Banner (2003), Ox, Yard and Wrestling (2004).
Ali Al Fahady stories included various examples of narrative dialogue showing the characters and present the events. This study examines the dialogue in Ali Al Fahady stories through analyzing the dialogue texts and show their artistic and aesthetic dimensions to reveal their significances.
The study consists of an introduction and two sections. The introduction identifies the concept of dialogue while section one examines the external dialogue: the dual/ the convergence as related to the compound dialogue (the descriptive analytical), the symbolic dialogue and the dialogue without description, analysis and symbolization. Section two deals with the internal dialogue: individual/ mono dialogue as related to monologue, conscious dialogue, imagination and self–conversation.

The literary “Deviation” shaţahāt —Words of Ecstasy as poetics of Sufism: A Reading in Bushra al-Bustani’s “Ma’idat el-Khamri Tadur—The Wine Table spins”

PhD; Wafaa Abdullatif Abdulaali

Derasat Mosulia Journal, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 26, Pages 57-72

The paper investigates the use of the words of ecstasy, called here as “Deviations” as elements of poetics in Bushra al-Bustani’s “Ma’idat ul-Khamri Tadur—The Wine Table Spins”. The poem which is of sixteen stanzas is presented as an application for Julia Kristeva’s theory of the abject which she presents in her book Powers of Horror: an Essay on Abjection. The “jettison” of the abject in an artistic formation of a poetics of the abject co-opted in dire times of the war. Resistance of war is one result of this throwing out of the “atrocity” clothed in an aesthetics that is rendered able to defeat the occupation of Iraq. The poem is taken into the whirling movement, reminiscent of the Mevlevi dance, also known as the skirt dance. The overwhelming “spinning” of the poem is a method to discharge the “horrendous” reality of war.

Al-Mosulia folktale between naturalization unity and multiplicity types

Ali A. Mohammad

Derasat Mosulia Journal, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 26, Pages 73-84

The problem of this research is hidden in defined the (term) for folktale between terms chaos which entered with together, we will called (folk stories).
The research aims to read the (folk stories) and calling the type of folktale and keep peace with it had given knowledge and idioms definition for knowledge this style the research aims to treatment the problem of definition idioms and how to treat it the research specialist to read alMosul book tale by Ahmed al sowfee
But the style of research which it division and treatment the sample of idioms and the first research concering the reason idioms disorder and the two treatment the idioms.

Aspects of repetition in the poetry of Bashra Al-BustaniThe preceding retrain in the poem of "Maidat al-Khamr Ta door".

Jasim M. Jasim

Derasat Mosulia Journal, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 26, Pages 85-98

Repetion is characterized as describing technique and creating operating works that the Modern Arabic poem lent on as the traditional ones. So , it employ the repition the tics in submit its vision and crystallize its poeticadness.
This research attempt to investigate the details of this technique and the tools of its formulating in her poetry.
That is by studying this technique in her poetry into tow levels.
A- A level deals with the historical study of this phenomenon in her poetry.
B- A level deals with repetition in analyzing study in the poem of "Maidat al-Khier to door" for it is characterized in its specialization by this field.

Lost manuscripts in endowments of Mosul library (Statistical study documentaries)

raeed A. abdullah

Derasat Mosulia Journal, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 26, Pages 99-127

WAKFS manuscripts were in the central province of Nineveh, of theft and neglect, as one of cultural institutions in the city and the task which contains the treasures of the heritage of the manuscript.
Research dealing with the manuscripts that were lost from the library through a historical review of official documents, a researcher with the scientific and practical step for the inventory and study of manuscripts, and identify the missing ones, especially after exposure to theft and neglect by previous administrations, which did not deprive the years since the theft in 1995.
Research to address the topic Mbgesin first a brief history of the emergence of Awqaf Public Library in Mosul. While guaranteeing the second topic: the lost manuscripts, and was documented historically and official documents, and the right research agenda includes a number of manuscripts lost in all the Treasury, as well as the right models of images and a number of official documents.
The aim of this study to identify the lost manuscripts in the library endowments of Mosul, with a study of analytical and statistical and documentary to the reality of this process in the Library Endowment, and research in the history of the loss of manuscripts, and in fact reached by the manuscripts, also aims to identify the most important manuscripts that were lost, and the alarm and the reference to .

Rafts in Mosul through ForeignTravelers' writings

Amer B. Ismaeel

Derasat Mosulia Journal, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 26, Pages 129-143

This research is an humbled attempt to follow up and analyze the foreign travelers' impressions how visited Mosul during the Ottoman reign (1516-1918) about the rafts.In fact foreign travelers toke record of their travels' route from their home to Mosul and vice versa or from Mosul to Baghdad or to south of Iraq.Foreign travelers' writings included valuable information about the construction of rafts , their raw materials and routes from Diyarbekr to Baghdad via Mosul. Also, they contained much information the role of the rafts in Mosul prosperity because the rafts were the best means of transportation at that time , so they connected Mosul with Anatolia in the north , Kurdistan in the northeastward and Baghdad in the south.