The Resource Looking back at al-Andalus : the poetics of loss and nostalgia in medieval Arabic and Hebrew literature, by Alexander E. Elinson, (electronic resource)

Looking back at al-Andalus : the poetics of loss and nostalgia in medieval Arabic and Hebrew literature, by Alexander E. Elinson, (electronic resource)

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Looking back at al-Andalus : the poetics of loss and nostalgia in medieval Arabic and Hebrew literature
Title
Looking back at al-Andalus
Title remainder
the poetics of loss and nostalgia in medieval Arabic and Hebrew literature
Statement of responsibility
by Alexander E. Elinson
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Looking Back at al-Andalus focuses on Arabic and Hebrew Literature that expresses the loss of al-Andalus from multiple vantage points. In doing so, this book examines the definition of al-Andalus literary borders, the reconstruction of which navigates between traditional generic formulations and actual political, military and cultural challenges. By looking at a variety of genres, the book shows that literature aiming to recall and define al-Andalus expresses a series of symbolic literary objects more than a geographic and political entity fixed in a single time and place. Looking Back at al-A
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elinson, Alexander E
Dewey number
  • 892.7/09353
  • 892.70935846809021
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PJ7519.A497
LC item number
E45 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures,
Series volume
v. 34
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabic literature
  • Hebrew literature
  • Nostalgia in literature
  • Andalusia (Spain)
Label
Looking back at al-Andalus : the poetics of loss and nostalgia in medieval Arabic and Hebrew literature, by Alexander E. Elinson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The poetics of loss and nostalgia in Muslim Spain -- Written in stone : the Andalusī rithāʼ al-mudun in the Arabic elegiac tradition -- Weeping over the poetic past : poetry into prose in al-Saraqusṭī's Qayrawan maqāma -- Al-Andalus and Sefarad in the Hebrew qaṣīda -- The view from al-Andalus : looking east, west, and south for Andalusī identity -- A final look back -- Appendix: Select Arabic and Hebrew texts
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612398810
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000821787
  • (EBL)468049
  • (OCoLC)592756327
  • (SSID)ssj0000339943
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11231960
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000339943
  • (PQKBWorkID)10364814
  • (PQKB)11001719
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC468049
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000821787
Label
Looking back at al-Andalus : the poetics of loss and nostalgia in medieval Arabic and Hebrew literature, by Alexander E. Elinson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-180) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The poetics of loss and nostalgia in Muslim Spain -- Written in stone : the Andalusī rithāʼ al-mudun in the Arabic elegiac tradition -- Weeping over the poetic past : poetry into prose in al-Saraqusṭī's Qayrawan maqāma -- Al-Andalus and Sefarad in the Hebrew qaṣīda -- The view from al-Andalus : looking east, west, and south for Andalusī identity -- A final look back -- Appendix: Select Arabic and Hebrew texts
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612398810
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000821787
  • (EBL)468049
  • (OCoLC)592756327
  • (SSID)ssj0000339943
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11231960
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000339943
  • (PQKBWorkID)10364814
  • (PQKB)11001719
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC468049
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000821787

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