The Resource Arab folklore : a handbook, Dwight F. Reynolds

Arab folklore : a handbook, Dwight F. Reynolds

Label
Arab folklore : a handbook
Title
Arab folklore
Title remainder
a handbook
Statement of responsibility
Dwight F. Reynolds
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reynolds, Dwight Fletcher
Dewey number
398.208992/7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GR268.A73
LC item number
R49 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Greenwood folklore handbooks,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabs
  • Arabes
Label
Arab folklore : a handbook, Dwight F. Reynolds
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-245) and index
Contents
  • Colonialism and its aftermath
  • Pronunciation guide
  • Further readings on Arab culture and history
  • 2.
  • Definitions and classifications
  • 3.
  • Examples and texts
  • Verbal arts
  • Oral poetry
  • The
  • Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction : Who are the Arabs?
  • history of Arabic oral poetry
  • Oral poetry in tribal contexts -- Yemen : the practice of poetry in everyday life
  • Egypt : poetry and honor among Bedouin women
  • Jordan and Saudi Arabia : poetry as oral history
  • Rural and urban traditions of oral poetry
  • Egypt : proverbial wisdom in intricate rhymes
  • Algeria : love and romance in women's poetry
  • Oral epic poetry : the epic of the Banī Hilāl
  • Popular ballads of Egypt : tales of honor, murder, love, and scandal
  • Muslim and Christian religious ballads of Egypt
  • A brief history--
  • Arabic folk narrative
  • The
  • Thousand and One Nights
  • Folk narratives from oral traditions
  • Palestine : female heroines in women's folktales
  • Morocco : Jewish Arab tales
  • Syria : Christian and Muslim tales from Aleppo
  • Tunisia : oral history, personal narrative, and legend
  • Egypt : personal narratives in context --
  • Religion in ancient Arabia
  • The
  • advent of Islam
  • The
  • Arabization of the Middle East
  • Geography
  • Political jokes in modern Egypt
  • Curses and insults from Iraq
  • Forms of address in Egyptian colloquial Arabic
  • Greetings and salutations : the fine art of saying hello
  • Musical arts
  • Introduction to Arab music : four basic concepts
  • Folk musical instruments of the Arab world
  • Chordophones (string instruments)
  • Lutes
  • Fiddles
  • Conversational genres : proverbs, riddles, jokes, and curses
  • Lyres
  • Aerophones (wind instruments)
  • Flutes
  • Oboes
  • Double clarinets
  • Membranophones and idiophones (percussion instruments)
  • Drums
  • Tambourines
  • Port Said, Egypt : the birth of a folk music tradition
  • Oman : crossroads of cultures
  • Proverbs from the Bedouin of the Negev and Sinai Deserts
  • Musical song and dance genres of Oman : an overview
  • Two genres in detail : the Razha and the Lēwa
  • Sufi ritual and religious chant
  • Arabic lullabies from Tunisia, Kuwait, Yemen, and Iraq --
  • Maternal relatives
  • Hospitality
  • Proverbs from a Druze village in Lebanon
  • Riddles from the United Arab Emirates
  • Jokes : pan-Middle Eastern versus regional
  • Juhā, Gohā, and Nasruddīn : a pan-Middle Eastern joke tradition
  • Scents, flavors, and textures : women's arts of the United Arab Emirates
  • Customs and traditions
  • A
  • unique Ramadān tradition : the "brides" of al-Bakātūsh
  • Zār rituals from northern Sudan
  • Marriage and metaphor : an Egyptian village wedding song
  • Saints, shrines, and pilgrimages : shared religious practices
  • Further readings on Arabic oral poetry
  • Further readings about Arabic folk narratives
  • Further readings on Arabic proverbs
  • Material arts
  • Further readings on conversational genres
  • Further readings on Arab folk music
  • Further readings on Arab material folk arts
  • Further readings on Arab folk customs and traditions
  • 4.
  • Scholarship and approaches
  • The
  • historical-geographic method
  • Structuralism
  • Functionalism
  • Vernacular architecture : Arab houses and domestic space
  • Folklore in context
  • Performance studies
  • Oral composition in performance
  • Contemporary approaches
  • 5.
  • Contexts
  • Orality in early Arab culture
  • From oral to written : folklore in medieval Arabic literature
  • Glossary -- Bibliography -- Web resources -- Index
  • Skyscrapers of brick and stone in Sanʻa (Yemen)
  • Reed homes and guesthouses among the Marsh Arabs of southern Iraq
  • Pilgrimage paintings from Egypt
  • Stages of the pilgrimage
  • The
  • Haji paintings
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 258 p.
Isbn
9780313333118
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007026931
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2008180-01umb_inst
  • 1945545
  • (OCoLC)148636065
Label
Arab folklore : a handbook, Dwight F. Reynolds
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-245) and index
Contents
  • Colonialism and its aftermath
  • Pronunciation guide
  • Further readings on Arab culture and history
  • 2.
  • Definitions and classifications
  • 3.
  • Examples and texts
  • Verbal arts
  • Oral poetry
  • The
  • Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction : Who are the Arabs?
  • history of Arabic oral poetry
  • Oral poetry in tribal contexts -- Yemen : the practice of poetry in everyday life
  • Egypt : poetry and honor among Bedouin women
  • Jordan and Saudi Arabia : poetry as oral history
  • Rural and urban traditions of oral poetry
  • Egypt : proverbial wisdom in intricate rhymes
  • Algeria : love and romance in women's poetry
  • Oral epic poetry : the epic of the Banī Hilāl
  • Popular ballads of Egypt : tales of honor, murder, love, and scandal
  • Muslim and Christian religious ballads of Egypt
  • A brief history--
  • Arabic folk narrative
  • The
  • Thousand and One Nights
  • Folk narratives from oral traditions
  • Palestine : female heroines in women's folktales
  • Morocco : Jewish Arab tales
  • Syria : Christian and Muslim tales from Aleppo
  • Tunisia : oral history, personal narrative, and legend
  • Egypt : personal narratives in context --
  • Religion in ancient Arabia
  • The
  • advent of Islam
  • The
  • Arabization of the Middle East
  • Geography
  • Political jokes in modern Egypt
  • Curses and insults from Iraq
  • Forms of address in Egyptian colloquial Arabic
  • Greetings and salutations : the fine art of saying hello
  • Musical arts
  • Introduction to Arab music : four basic concepts
  • Folk musical instruments of the Arab world
  • Chordophones (string instruments)
  • Lutes
  • Fiddles
  • Conversational genres : proverbs, riddles, jokes, and curses
  • Lyres
  • Aerophones (wind instruments)
  • Flutes
  • Oboes
  • Double clarinets
  • Membranophones and idiophones (percussion instruments)
  • Drums
  • Tambourines
  • Port Said, Egypt : the birth of a folk music tradition
  • Oman : crossroads of cultures
  • Proverbs from the Bedouin of the Negev and Sinai Deserts
  • Musical song and dance genres of Oman : an overview
  • Two genres in detail : the Razha and the Lēwa
  • Sufi ritual and religious chant
  • Arabic lullabies from Tunisia, Kuwait, Yemen, and Iraq --
  • Maternal relatives
  • Hospitality
  • Proverbs from a Druze village in Lebanon
  • Riddles from the United Arab Emirates
  • Jokes : pan-Middle Eastern versus regional
  • Juhā, Gohā, and Nasruddīn : a pan-Middle Eastern joke tradition
  • Scents, flavors, and textures : women's arts of the United Arab Emirates
  • Customs and traditions
  • A
  • unique Ramadān tradition : the "brides" of al-Bakātūsh
  • Zār rituals from northern Sudan
  • Marriage and metaphor : an Egyptian village wedding song
  • Saints, shrines, and pilgrimages : shared religious practices
  • Further readings on Arabic oral poetry
  • Further readings about Arabic folk narratives
  • Further readings on Arabic proverbs
  • Material arts
  • Further readings on conversational genres
  • Further readings on Arab folk music
  • Further readings on Arab material folk arts
  • Further readings on Arab folk customs and traditions
  • 4.
  • Scholarship and approaches
  • The
  • historical-geographic method
  • Structuralism
  • Functionalism
  • Vernacular architecture : Arab houses and domestic space
  • Folklore in context
  • Performance studies
  • Oral composition in performance
  • Contemporary approaches
  • 5.
  • Contexts
  • Orality in early Arab culture
  • From oral to written : folklore in medieval Arabic literature
  • Glossary -- Bibliography -- Web resources -- Index
  • Skyscrapers of brick and stone in Sanʻa (Yemen)
  • Reed homes and guesthouses among the Marsh Arabs of southern Iraq
  • Pilgrimage paintings from Egypt
  • Stages of the pilgrimage
  • The
  • Haji paintings
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 258 p.
Isbn
9780313333118
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007026931
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2008180-01umb_inst
  • 1945545
  • (OCoLC)148636065

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