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Contemporary issues in the Middle East.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction The poetics of the invisible : Muslim imagination and the jinn Correspondences between jinn and humans Beings of light and of fire Divination, revelation, and the jinn Magic, possession, diseases, and the jinn Jinn in animal shapes Love between humans and jinn Jinn inspiring poets Conclusion: The sentience of inside out/outside in Appendix: The different classes of the jinn.