Unité d'arabe


Prof. Bruce FUDGE

Professeur ordinaire

022.37 97239


  • Professeur ordinaire
  • Responsable de la formation linguistique et des séjours à l’étranger


PHIL131 (1e étage Bâtiment des Philosophes)


Sur rendez-vous ou à l’issue d’un cours.


  • Langue et littérature arabe
  • Études coraniques
  • Les Mille et une nuits
  • Le récit arabe



A Hundred and One Nights / Kitāb Mi’at laylah wa-layla, édition arabe et traduction anglaise. Library of Arabic Literature. New York: New York University Press, 2016

Qur’anic Hermeneutics: al-Tabrisi and the Craft of Commentary. London and New York: Routledge, 2011.



"Islam after Salman : Can There Ever Be Another Novel Like the Satanic Verses ?" aeon e-magazine, (february 21, 2019).

Study the Quran or The Study Quran?” Journal of the American Oriental Society, 138 (2018), à paraître.

"al-Tanukhi on the Recovery of Health and Wealth". in Terra Ridens - Terra Narrans. Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag von Ulrich Marzolph. Ed. Regina F. Bendix and Dorothy Noyes (Dortmund, 2018), pp. 90-106.

Speculation, Scholarship, and the Formation of Islamic Identities, 950-1258,” in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Islam and Islamic Civilization, éd. Armando Salvatore et Roberto Tottoli. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017, sous presse.

De Salman Rushdie à Charlie Hebdo: littérature, religion et liberté d‘expression,” in Inspiriertes Schreiben? Islamisches in der zeitgenössischen arabischen, türkischen und persischen Literatur, éd. Peter Dové, Peter, Hartmut Fähndrich, et Wolfgang Müller, Basel 2017: Schwabe Verlag, sous presse.

 “Philology and the meaning of Sūrat al-Burūj,” in Islamic Studies Today: Festschrift in Honour of Andrew Rippin, eds. Majid Daneshgar and Walid Saleh. Leiden: Brill, 2016, pp. 239-59.

More Translators of the Thousand and One Nights,” Journal of the American Oriental Society 136 (2016), pp. 135-46.

Le voile dans le Coran et dans les commentaires coraniques,” in Voile, corps et pudeur. Approches historiques et anthropologique  éd. Yasmina Foehr-Janssens, Silvia Naef et Aline Schlaepfer. Genève : Labor et Fides, 2015, pp. 55-66.

The Story of the Forty Maidens: Introduction and Translation,” in Middle Eastern Literatures, 16:2 (2013), pp. 203-16.

Underworlds and Otherworlds in the 1001 Nights,” Middle Eastern Literatures. Numéro spécial: Utopias and Dystopias in Arabic Writings, ed. Wen-chin Ouyang. 15:3 (2012), pp. 257-272.

Strangers in Fiction: Knowledge, Narrative and the ‘Friends of God,’” in Actes du colloque Tropes de voyages: Rencontres, éd. Aboubakr Chraïbi. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2011, pp. 175-96.

"Michael J Zwettler 1940-2010" in Review of Middle East Studies 44:2 (2010), pp. 280-282.

Qur’an, Canon and Literature,” in Sacred Tropes: Tanakh, New Testament and Qur’an as Literature and Culture, ed. Roberta Sterman Sabbath. Leiden: Brill, 2009, pp. 41-52.

Taḍmīn: The Concept of ‘Implication’ According to al-Rummānī” in Classical Arabic Humanities: Festschrift for Wolfhart Heinrichs on His 65th Birthday, éd. Beatrice Gruendler with the assistance of Michael Cooperson.  Leiden: Brill, 2008, pp. 468-92.

The Men of the Cave: Tafsīr, Tragedy and Tawfīq al-Ḥakīm” Arabica 54:1 (2007), pp. 67-93.

Signs of Scripture in ‘The City of Brass’” Journal of Qur’anic Studies 8:1 (2006), pp. 88-118.

Qurʾānic Exegesis in Medieval Islam and Modern OrientalismDie Welt des Islams 46:2 (2006), pp.115-147.


Comptes rendus:

Shahab Ahmed, Before Orthodoxy: The Satanic Verses in Early Islam (Harvard, 2017) in The Times Literary Supplement 14 December, 2018.

Alexander Bevilacqua, The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam in the European Enlightenment (Harvard, 2018) in Asiatische Studien - Etudes Asiatiques 72:3 (2018), pp. 1015-1019.

Paulo Lemos Horta, Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights (Harvard) in The Times Literary Supplement, 14 juillet, 2017. http://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/arabian-nights-bruce-fudge/

Three Treatises on the Iʿjāz of the-Qurʾān, sous la direction de M. Khalaf-Allāh Aḥmad et Muḥammad Zaghlūl Sallām, trans. Issa J. Boullata (Reading, UK, 2015) in The Marginalia Review, 14 mars, 2016. http://marginalia.lareviewofbooks.org/theorizing-the-quranic-miracle-bruce-fudge/

Tariq Jaffer, Rāzī : Master of Qurʾānic Interpretation and Theological Reasoning (Oxford, 2015) in Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 84:2 (2016), 552-3.

Aboualem Sansal, 2084 : La fin du monde (Gallimard, 2015) in Arabic Literature (in English) 21 octobre, 2015. http://arablit.org/2015/10/21/sansals-2084/

Jean-Claude Garcin, Pour une lecture historique des Mille et une nuits (Paris, 2013) in Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 78 :1 (2015).

Muhsin al-Musawi, The Islamic Context of the Thousand and One Nights (Columbia University Press, 2009).  In Journal of Near Eastern Studies 72:2 (2013), pp. 328-30.

Ruqayya Yasmine Khan, Self and Secrecy in Early Islam (University of South Carolina Press, 2008). In Religion 40 (2010), pp. 361-2.

Stefan Wild, ed. Self-Referentiality in the Qurʾān (Weisbaden: Harrasowitz, 2006). In Die Welt des Islams, 49 (2009), pp. 283-85.

Brannon Wheeler, Mecca and Eden: Relic and Territory in Islam (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006). In Religion 38 (2008), pp. 207-8.

Andrew J. Lane, A Traditional Muʿtazilite Qurʾān Commentary: The Kashshāf of Jār Allāh al-Zamakhsharī (d. 538/1144).  Leiden: E.J.Brill, 2005. In Journal of Qur’anic Studies 8:2 (2006), pp. 131-134.

Martin Hinds, Studies in Early Islamic History. Ed. Jere L. Bacharach, Lawrence I. Conrad and Patricia Crone. Princeton: The Darwin Press, 1998. In Der Islam 78 (2001), pp. 328-330.

Bruce Lawrence, Shattering the Myth: Islam Beyond Violence. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. In Harvard Middle East and Islamic Review 5 (1999-2000).


Articles dans des ouvrages de référence:

“Beard,” in Encyclopedia of Islam, 3rd edition. Ed. Kate Fleet, et al. Leiden: Brill, à paraître.

“Abū Bakr al-Sūlī,” in I.B. Taurus Biographical Dictionary of Islamic Civilization and Culture. Ed. Mustafa Shah. London: I. B. Tauris, sous presse.

“Abū Zakariyyā’ al-Tibrizī,” in I.B. Taurus Biographical Dictionary of Islamic Civilization and Culture. Ed. Mustafa Shah. London: I. B. Tauris, sous presse.

“al-Muhassin al-Tanūkhī” in I.B. Taurus Biographical Dictionary of Islamic Civilization and Culture. Ed. Mustafa Shah. London: I. B. Tauris, sous presse.

“al-Rummānī,” in I.B. Taurus Biographical Dictionary of Islamic Civilization and Culture. Ed. Mustafa Shah. London: I. B. Tauris, sous presse.

“Qur’an: Commentaries on the Qur’an,” in Encyclopedia of the Islamic World. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. [6000 mots]

 “Abu Nuwas,” in Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Josef W. Meri. New York and London: Routledge, 2005. Vol. I, p. 10.

 “Qur’an and Arabic Literature,” in Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Josef W. Meri. New York and London: Routledge, 2005. Vol. II, pp. 657-9.

“al-Bukhārī,” in Encyclopedia of Religion, 2nd ed. Ed. Lindsay Jones. Detroit : Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. Vol. II, pp. 1318-9.

“Dog,” in Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān. Ed. Jane Dammen McAuliffe. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2001-6. Vol. I, pp. 545-6.

14 articles très courts dans The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John Esposito. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.