Maurice A. Pomerantz Book(s) Title
Licit Magic: The Life and Letters of al-Ṣāḥib b. ʿAbbād (d. 385/995)
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Maurice A. Pomerantz is an Associate Professor of Literature at New York University Abu Dhabi. His research explores the rich heritage of Arabic prose of the pre-modern periods. Pomerantz completed his PhD. at the University of Chicago in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations in 2010. In addition to Licit Magic, he has edited The Heritage of Arabic-Islamic Learning (Brill: Leiden, 2016) and In the Presence of Power (New York: NYU Press, 2017). He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Arabic Literature and the Library Translation Series of Arabic Literature which is published by New York University.