Like Joseph in Beauty : Yemeni Vernacular Poetry and Arab-Jewish Symbiosis.

By: Wagner, Mark SContributor(s): Wagner, Mark SSeries: Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures SerPublisher: Boston : BRILL, 2008Copyright date: ©2009Description: 1 online resource (372 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789047442196Subject(s): Arabic poetry -- Yemen (Republic) -- History and criticism.;Arabic poetry -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.;Jewish religious poetry, Arabic -- Yemen (Republic) -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Like Joseph in Beauty : Yemeni Vernacular Poetry and Arab-Jewish SymbiosisDDC classification: 892.7/1099533 LOC classification: PJ8007.2.W34 2009Online resources: Click to View
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- A Note on Translation -- Introduction -- PART ONE THE POETICS OF HUMAYNI VERSE -- Chapter One: Defining the Humayni Poem -- Origins -- Parts of the Poem -- Music -- Chapter Two: Dialect in Humayni Poetry -- Humayni and Humor -- Code-Switching -- The "Safinah Circle" and Heteroglossia -- Conclusions -- PART TWO HUMAYNI POETRY IN THE YEMENI CULTURAL AND LITERARY LANDSCAPE -- Chapter Three: A Golden Age of Humayni Poetry -- Formal Poetic Patronage -- Informal Poetic Patronage -- Qat, Coffee, Tobacco, and Wine -- Weddings -- Madhhab Partisanship and Humayni Poetry -- Chapter Four: the Status of Humayni Poetry -- The Decline of Arabic Literature-Yemeni Views -- Hazl -- Composition and Collection -- Inspiration -- The "Safinah Circle" and Inspiration -- The Prestige of Humayni Poetry -- PART THREE SHABAZIAN POETRY -- Chapter Five: R. Salim al-Shabazi and the Shabaziyyat -- The Life of R. Salim al-Shabazi -- Al-Shabazi's Poetry: the Serri-Tobi Manuscripts -- The Roots of the Shabazian Efflorescence -- The Prestige Poem in Focus -- Conclusion -- Chapter Six: Shabazian Eroticism, Kabbalah and Dor De'ah -- The Spring and the Snake -- Esoteric Interpretation: Yahya Qorah's Commentaries on the Diwan -- The Problem of the Exoteric Interpretation of Shabazian Poetry -- Dor de'ah and Shabazian Poetry -- Conclusion -- PART FOUR ḤUMAYNĪ AND MODERNITY -- Chapter Seven: Humayni Poetry and Revolution in Twentieth-Century Yemen -- A Strange Encounter in the Poet?s Paradise -- Popular Culture and Neo-Tribal Poetry -- The Four Styles -- Revolutionary Humayni Poetry -- Continuity in Modern Humayni Poetry -- Mutahhar al-Iryani-the Apotheosis of Humayni? -- 'Abdallah Salam Naji and the Popular -- Naji al-Hamidi: Neo-Tribal Poetry at the Close of the Twentieth Century -- Conclusions.
Chapter Eight: Shabazi in Tel Aviv -- Formative Yemeni Israeli Culture -- The Yemeni and the Mizrahi -- The Poetry of Disillusionment -- Conclusions -- Conclusion -- Appendix One: fie Word "Humayni -- Appendix Two: Humayni Form, Structure, and Prosody -- Appendix firee: Orthography and Prosody in ST -- Bibliography -- References in Arabic -- References in Judeo-Arabic and Hebrew -- References in European Languages -- Index.
Summary: This book traces the evolution of an Arabic poetic form called Humayni poetry. The book addresses the connections between the Humayni poetry of Yemen and the sacred poetry of Jews from Yemen, a hitherto-neglected chapter in the history of Arabic and Jewish literatures.
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- A Note on Translation -- Introduction -- PART ONE THE POETICS OF HUMAYNI VERSE -- Chapter One: Defining the Humayni Poem -- Origins -- Parts of the Poem -- Music -- Chapter Two: Dialect in Humayni Poetry -- Humayni and Humor -- Code-Switching -- The "Safinah Circle" and Heteroglossia -- Conclusions -- PART TWO HUMAYNI POETRY IN THE YEMENI CULTURAL AND LITERARY LANDSCAPE -- Chapter Three: A Golden Age of Humayni Poetry -- Formal Poetic Patronage -- Informal Poetic Patronage -- Qat, Coffee, Tobacco, and Wine -- Weddings -- Madhhab Partisanship and Humayni Poetry -- Chapter Four: the Status of Humayni Poetry -- The Decline of Arabic Literature-Yemeni Views -- Hazl -- Composition and Collection -- Inspiration -- The "Safinah Circle" and Inspiration -- The Prestige of Humayni Poetry -- PART THREE SHABAZIAN POETRY -- Chapter Five: R. Salim al-Shabazi and the Shabaziyyat -- The Life of R. Salim al-Shabazi -- Al-Shabazi's Poetry: the Serri-Tobi Manuscripts -- The Roots of the Shabazian Efflorescence -- The Prestige Poem in Focus -- Conclusion -- Chapter Six: Shabazian Eroticism, Kabbalah and Dor De'ah -- The Spring and the Snake -- Esoteric Interpretation: Yahya Qorah's Commentaries on the Diwan -- The Problem of the Exoteric Interpretation of Shabazian Poetry -- Dor de'ah and Shabazian Poetry -- Conclusion -- PART FOUR ḤUMAYNĪ AND MODERNITY -- Chapter Seven: Humayni Poetry and Revolution in Twentieth-Century Yemen -- A Strange Encounter in the Poet?s Paradise -- Popular Culture and Neo-Tribal Poetry -- The Four Styles -- Revolutionary Humayni Poetry -- Continuity in Modern Humayni Poetry -- Mutahhar al-Iryani-the Apotheosis of Humayni? -- 'Abdallah Salam Naji and the Popular -- Naji al-Hamidi: Neo-Tribal Poetry at the Close of the Twentieth Century -- Conclusions.

Chapter Eight: Shabazi in Tel Aviv -- Formative Yemeni Israeli Culture -- The Yemeni and the Mizrahi -- The Poetry of Disillusionment -- Conclusions -- Conclusion -- Appendix One: fie Word "Humayni -- Appendix Two: Humayni Form, Structure, and Prosody -- Appendix firee: Orthography and Prosody in ST -- Bibliography -- References in Arabic -- References in Judeo-Arabic and Hebrew -- References in European Languages -- Index.

This book traces the evolution of an Arabic poetic form called Humayni poetry. The book addresses the connections between the Humayni poetry of Yemen and the sacred poetry of Jews from Yemen, a hitherto-neglected chapter in the history of Arabic and Jewish literatures.

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