The Resource On the Art of Medieval Arabic Literature, (electronic resource)

On the Art of Medieval Arabic Literature, (electronic resource)

Label
On the Art of Medieval Arabic Literature
Title
On the Art of Medieval Arabic Literature
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In applying the standards of modern literary criticism to medieval Arabic literature, Andras Hamori concentrates on those aspects of the literature that appear most alien to modern Western taste: the limitation of themes, the sedimentation with conventions, and the use of elusive patterns of composition. The first part of the book approaches Arabic literature from the historical point of view, concentrating on the transformations in poetic genres and poetic attitudes towards time and society in the literature between the sixth and the tenth centuries. The problems of poetic technique are the
Member of
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamori, Andras
Dewey number
  • 892.71309
  • 892/.7/1309
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PJ7541
LC item number
.H34
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton essays in literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature
  • Arabic poetry
Label
On the Art of Medieval Arabic Literature, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 183-193
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Preface; CONTENTS; Note on Translation and Transliteration ; GENRES AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF GENRES ; ONE: The Pre-Islamic Qasida: The Poet as Hero; TWO: Ghazal and Khamriya: The Poet as Ritual Clown; THREE: Wasf: Two Views of Time; FOUR: The Poem and Its Parts; FIVE: Ambiguities; SIX: An Allegory from the Arabian Nights: The City of Brass; SEVEN: The Music of the Spheres: The Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad; Chronology of People and Events; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400869350
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000370265
  • (EBL)1937708
  • (OCoLC)902958240
  • (SSID)ssj0001555824
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16179936
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001555824
  • (PQKBWorkID)13196520
  • (PQKB)10764470
  • (OCoLC)905864309
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse44948
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000370265
Label
On the Art of Medieval Arabic Literature, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 183-193
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Preface; CONTENTS; Note on Translation and Transliteration ; GENRES AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF GENRES ; ONE: The Pre-Islamic Qasida: The Poet as Hero; TWO: Ghazal and Khamriya: The Poet as Ritual Clown; THREE: Wasf: Two Views of Time; FOUR: The Poem and Its Parts; FIVE: Ambiguities; SIX: An Allegory from the Arabian Nights: The City of Brass; SEVEN: The Music of the Spheres: The Porter and the Three Ladies of Baghdad; Chronology of People and Events; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400869350
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000370265
  • (EBL)1937708
  • (OCoLC)902958240
  • (SSID)ssj0001555824
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16179936
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001555824
  • (PQKBWorkID)13196520
  • (PQKB)10764470
  • (OCoLC)905864309
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse44948
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000370265

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