A Sea of Languages: Rethinking the Arabic Role in Medieval by Suzanne Conklin Akbari,Karla Mallette

By Suzanne Conklin Akbari,Karla Mallette

Medieval eu literature used to be idea to were isolationist in its nature, yet contemporary scholarship has published the ways that Spanish and Italian authors – together with Cervantes and Marco Polo – have been encouraged by means of Arabic poetry, song, and philosophy.  A Sea of Languages brings jointly the most influential students operating in Muslim-Christian-Jewish cultural communications at the present time to debate the convergence of the literary, social, and financial histories of the medieval Mediterranean.

This quantity takes as a place to begin María Rosa Menocal's groundbreaking paintings The Arabic position in Medieval Literary History, an immense catalyst within the reconsideration of winning assumptions in regards to the insularity of medieval eu literature. Reframing ongoing debates inside of literary reviews in dynamic new methods, A Sea of Languages turns into a severe source and reference aspect for a brand new new release of students and scholars at the intersection of Arabic and eu literature.

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