Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in Al-Andalus

Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in Al-Andalus

by Shari Lowin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135131609
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/20/2013
Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 328
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Shari L. Lowin is Associate Professor in the Religious Studies Department at Stonehill College, teaching Islamic and Jewish Studies. Her research focuses on early Islamic intellectual thought, and its interplay with midrashic and rabbinic materials.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Outsiders as Lovers 2 “He has slain me like Uriah”: Ibn Mar Shaul’s Unexpected Love Triangle 3 The Gazelle and the Golden Calf: Reading the Footprints in the Sand Part II: Lovers and other Liars 4 “His Instruments are the Instruments of Simeon and Levi”: Ibn Gabirol and the Silence of Jacob 5 The Flames of Love and Fire of Abraham: Salvation through Incineration  Part III: Unsuitable Love: Family Members as Lovers 6 Poetic Justice for the Rape of Tamar: Ibn Gabirol’s Critique of David 7 The Cloak of Joseph: Ibn Hazm and the Therapeutic Power of Romantic Love Part IV: The Hermeneutics of Desire 8 Surprise Kisses and the Burning Bush: Ibn al-Milh and the Metaphysics of Passion

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