Qasida Poetry in Islamic Asia and Africa (2 vols.): 1. Classical Traditions & Modern Meanings / 2. Eulogy's Bounty, Meaning's Abundance. An Anthology

Qasida Poetry in Islamic Asia and Africa (2 vols.): 1. Classical Traditions & Modern Meanings / 2. Eulogy's Bounty, Meaning's Abundance. An Anthology

by Stefan Sperl
     
 

This two-volume publication provides a unique introduction to the qadisa, a major poetic genre current in Islamic literatures from medieval times to the present; it comprises a volume of papers and an accompanying anthology of 50 poems in 14 languages with English translation.See more details below

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This two-volume publication provides a unique introduction to the qadisa, a major poetic genre current in Islamic literatures from medieval times to the present; it comprises a volume of papers and an accompanying anthology of 50 poems in 14 languages with English translation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004104525
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1996
Series:
Studies in Arabic Literature Series, #20
Pages:
532
Sales rank:
1,078,818
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.44(h) x 2.97(d)

Meet the Author

Stefan Sperl Ph.D. (London 1977), worked for UNHCR from 1978 to 1988 and now teaches Arabic literature and refugee studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London; his publications include Mannerism in Arabic Poetry (Cambridge 1989).
Christopher Shackle Ph.D. (London 1972), FBA. is Professor of Modern Languages of South Asia at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He has published extensively on South Asian languages and literatures, especially Urdu und Panjabi.

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