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Islamic Art and Arab Literature: Textuality and Visuality in the Islamic World
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Islamic Art and Arab Literature: Textuality and Visuality in the Islamic World

by Oleg Grabar (Editor), Cynthia Robinson (Editor)
 
The six essays of this volume, edited by Grabar (Harvard U. and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton) and Robinson (U. of New Mexico) explore a hitherto neglected aspect of Islamic art: the interaction between text and image. Among the topics are the love story Bayad wa Riyad from 13C Spain (by Robinson), Ferdowsi's Shahnameh, 17C Persian

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The six essays of this volume, edited by Grabar (Harvard U. and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton) and Robinson (U. of New Mexico) explore a hitherto neglected aspect of Islamic art: the interaction between text and image. Among the topics are the love story Bayad wa Riyad from 13C Spain (by Robinson), Ferdowsi's Shahnameh, 17C Persian narrative of sounds, and the visual imagination in classical Arabic biography. Each essay is followed by lengthy endnotes, but the volume is not indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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The six essays of this volume, edited by Grabar (Harvard U. and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton) and Robinson (U. of New Mexico) explore a hitherto neglected aspect of Islamic art: the interaction between text and image. Among the topics are the love story from 13C Spain (by Robinson), Ferdowsi's , 17C Persian narrative of sounds, and the visual imagination in classical Arabic biography. Each essay is followed by lengthy endnotes, but the volume is not indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558762329
Publisher:
Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Princeton Series on the Middle East
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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