The Arabian Epic: Volume 1, Introduction: Heroic and Oral Story-telling

The Arabian Epic: Volume 1, Introduction: Heroic and Oral Story-telling

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521017381
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/07/2005
Series: University of Cambridge Oriental Publications Series , #49
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction to volume one; Part I. Dimensions: Time and space; Racial groups; Social organisation, authority and the individual; Women, love and marriage; Background of beliefs; Part II. Narrative Settings: War; The sea; Common: uncommon; Part III. Structure; Part IV. Narrative Agents: Minor characters; Princes; Heroes; The monstrous regiment; The Man of Wiles; Villains; Conclusion; Select bibliography; Abbreviations used in indices; Index of names; Index of places.

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