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Pens, Swords, and the Springs of Art : The Oral Poetry Dueling of Palestinian Weddings in the Galilee.

By: Series: Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures SerPublisher: Boston : BRILL, 2006Copyright date: ©2006Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (390 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9789047410348
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pens, Swords, and the Springs of Art : The Oral Poetry Dueling of Palestinian Weddings in the GalileeDDC classification:
  • 892.7/1
LOC classification:
  • PJ8190.85.G35Y37 200
Online resources:
Contents:
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INTRODUCTION POETRY DUELING IN ARABIC -- PART ONE ANALYSIS -- CHAPTER ONE MEMORIZING AL-MUTANABBĪ: POETRY DUELING AND POETIC PRODUCTION IN ARABIC -- CHAPTER TWO THE MAKING OF A TRADITION: THE HISTORY, LANGUAGE, CONTEXT, AND PRACTICE OF ORAL PALESTINIAN WEDDING POETRY -- CHAPTER THREE COMPOSITION -- CHAPTER FOUR THE EXCHANGE OF GIFTS -- PART TWO A TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION OF HAFLAT IBRĀHĪM AL-JABĀRĪN -- A Note on the Transcription, Translation, and Notations -- A TRANSCRIPTION OF HAFLAT IBRĀHĪM AL-JABĀRĪN -- A TRANSLATION OF HAFLAT IBRĀHĪM AL-JABĀRĪN -- APPENDIX: ARABIC TEXTS -- Jarīr and al-Akhtal -- Imru' al-Qays and Άbīd ibn al-Abras -- Abū Nuwās and 'Abbās ibn Al-Ahnaf -- Imru' al-Qays and Hārith al-Yashkurī -- Bashshār ibn Burd -- Andalusian zajal duel -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX.
Summary: Offering an analysis of oral poetry dueling performed at traditional Palestinian weddings this book addresses poetry dueling as a performative and compositional device, and explores the complex linkages between this tradition and other genres of Arabic poetry.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- INTRODUCTION POETRY DUELING IN ARABIC -- PART ONE ANALYSIS -- CHAPTER ONE MEMORIZING AL-MUTANABBĪ: POETRY DUELING AND POETIC PRODUCTION IN ARABIC -- CHAPTER TWO THE MAKING OF A TRADITION: THE HISTORY, LANGUAGE, CONTEXT, AND PRACTICE OF ORAL PALESTINIAN WEDDING POETRY -- CHAPTER THREE COMPOSITION -- CHAPTER FOUR THE EXCHANGE OF GIFTS -- PART TWO A TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION OF HAFLAT IBRĀHĪM AL-JABĀRĪN -- A Note on the Transcription, Translation, and Notations -- A TRANSCRIPTION OF HAFLAT IBRĀHĪM AL-JABĀRĪN -- A TRANSLATION OF HAFLAT IBRĀHĪM AL-JABĀRĪN -- APPENDIX: ARABIC TEXTS -- Jarīr and al-Akhtal -- Imru' al-Qays and Άbīd ibn al-Abras -- Abū Nuwās and 'Abbās ibn Al-Ahnaf -- Imru' al-Qays and Hārith al-Yashkurī -- Bashshār ibn Burd -- Andalusian zajal duel -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX.

Offering an analysis of oral poetry dueling performed at traditional Palestinian weddings this book addresses poetry dueling as a performative and compositional device, and explores the complex linkages between this tradition and other genres of Arabic poetry.

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