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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136808845
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/16/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
278
File size:
5 MB

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