Tradition and Modernity in Arabic Language And Literature

Tradition and Modernity in Arabic Language And Literature

by J R Smart, J. R. Smart
     
 

ISBN-10: 0700704116

ISBN-13: 9780700704118

Pub. Date: 04/25/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Covers a range of literary and linguistic subjects from pre-Islamic times to the twentieth century.  See more details below

Overview

Covers a range of literary and linguistic subjects from pre-Islamic times to the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700704118
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/25/1996
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Romanticism and Modern Arabic Literature3
2Tradition as a Factor of Arabic Modernism: Darwish's Application of a Mask18
3Tradition and Modernity in Arabic Poetry: The Constant Challenge, the Perennial Assertion27
4Sundry Observations on the Fate of Poetry in the Early Islamic Period49
5Changing Technique in Modern Arabic Poetry: A Reflection of Changing Values61
6Literacy, Munificence and Legitimation of Power during the reign of the Party Kings in Muslim Spain75
7The Authenticity of the Poems ascribed to Umayya Ibn Abi al-Salt87
8The Hunt in the Arabic Qasidah: the Antecedents of the Tardiyyah102
9Abbasid Panegyric: The Politics and Poetics of Ceremony. Al-Mutanabbi's Id-poem to Sayf al-Dawlah119
10Najib al-Haddad's Essay on the Comparison of Arabic and European Poetry144
11Arabic Influences in the Literature of Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Britain153
12Tradition and Modernity in the Work of the Tunisian writer al-Mas adi165
13The Organizational Principles in Ibn Sallam's Tabaqat Fuhul al-Shu ara. A Reconsideration186
14On Rhyming Endings and Symmetric Phrases in al-Hamadhani's Maqamat210
15The Prose Literature of Pre-Islamic Arabia229
16Modernity in a Classical Arabic Adab Work, the Kitab al-Aghani242
17An Incomplete Egyptian Ballad on The 1956 War257
18Mysticism in Arabic Writing273
19Rescuing Arabic Rhetoric from Neglect: A Text-linguistic Approach293
20The Dispute of Coffee and Tea: A Debate-Poem from the Gulf302
21Some sociolinguistic concepts of style and stylistic variation in spoken Arabic - with reference to Nagib Mahfuz talking about his life316
22The Language of Ibn al-Mujawir's 7th/13th Century Guide to Arabia, Tarikh al-Mustabsir327

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