Hispano-Arabic Literature and the Early Provencal Lyrics by J. A. Abu-Haidar | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Hispano-Arabic Literature And The Early Provencal Lyrics

Hispano-Arabic Literature And The Early Provencal Lyrics

by J. A. Abu-Haidar
     
 

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As the distinctive contribution of Islamic Spain to Arabic literature, the strophic muwashshahand zajal are still viewed by some as a development from putative Romance prototypes. No less than seven theories of origin of the Provençal lyrics have been proffered, foremost among them being the Arabic origins theory. This book lets the strophic muwashshah tell

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As the distinctive contribution of Islamic Spain to Arabic literature, the strophic muwashshahand zajal are still viewed by some as a development from putative Romance prototypes. No less than seven theories of origin of the Provençal lyrics have been proffered, foremost among them being the Arabic origins theory. This book lets the strophic muwashshah tell its own tale of a natural development in the context of classical Arabic literature.

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'A valuable work for both Romanists and Arabists' - Bibliotheca Orientalis

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ISBN-13:
9780700710157
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/11/2001
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

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