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Author Ali, Samer M.

Title Arabic literary salons in the Islamic Middle Ages [electronic resource] : poetry, public performance, and the presentation of the past / Samer M. Ali.

Imprint Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2010.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 294 p.
Series Poetics of orality and literacy
Poetics of orality and literacy.
Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Indiana University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Literary salons : outlines of a topic. Literary salons : from ancient symposion to Arabic mujlasat -- Adab principles of artistic speech in assembly -- Poetry performance and the reinterpreting of tradition -- The mujlasat as forum for reception. The poetics of sin and redemption : performing value and canonicity -- Al-Buhur's wn kisr ode: canonic value and folk literacy in the mujlasat -- Singing Samarra (861-956) : poetry, reception, and the reproduction of literary value in historical narrative -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Arabic poetry -- 750-1258 -- History and criticism.
Salons -- Islamic Empire.
Oral tradition -- Islamic Empire.
Islamic Empire -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780268020323 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0268020329 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780268074654 (e-book)

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