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Arabic literary salons in the Islamic Middle Ages
Samer M. Ali

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Arabic literary salons in the Islamic Middle Ages
poetry, public performance, and the presentation of the past
Samer M. Ali

Published 2010 by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Literary salons : outlines of a topic. Literary salons : from ancient symposion to Arabic mujālasat
Adab principles of artistic speech in assembly
Poetry performance and the reinterpreting of tradition
The mujālasat as forum for reception. The poetics of sin and redemption : performing value and canonicity
Al-Buḥturī's ode: canonic value and folk literacy in the mujālasat
Singing Samarra (861-956) : poetry, reception, and the reproduction of literary value in historical narrative
Conclusion.

Edition Notes

Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Indiana University.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Poetics of orality and literacy

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
892.7/13409
Library of Congress
PJ7553 .A55 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24384270M
ISBN 10
0268020329
ISBN 13
9780268020323
LC Control Number
2010037737

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