Early Islamic Poetry and Poetics (The Formation of the by Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych

By Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych

This quantity brings jointly a collection of key reports on classical Arabic poetry (ca. 500-1000 C.E.), released over the past thirty-five years; the person articles every one take care of a special process, interval, style, or topic. the foremost concentration is on new interpretations of the shape and serve as of the pre-eminent classical poetic style, the polythematic qasida, or Arabic ode, quite explorations of its ritual, ceremonial and function dimensions. different articles current the typology and style features of the quick monothematic kinds, specifically the lyrical ghazal and the wine-poem. After therefore taking off the complete poetic genres and their buildings, the quantity turns within the closing reviews to the philological, rhetorical, stylistic and motival parts of classical Arabic poetry, of their etymological, symbolic, historic and comparatist dimensions. Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych's advent locations the articles in the context of the most important severe and methodological trajectories of the sector and in doing so demonstrates the expanding integration of Arabic literary reviews into modern humanistic scholarship. the chosen Bibliography enhances the advent and the Articles to provide the reader an entire evaluate of the earlier new release of Western literary and important scholarship on classical Arabic poetry.

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