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Author Guo, Li, 1956-

Title The performing arts in medieval Islam [electronic resource] : shadow play and popular poetry in Ibn Daniyl's Mamluk Cairo / by Li Guo.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 240 p.
Series Islamic history and civilization. Studies and texts, 0929-2403 ; v. 93
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 93.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Life as a play. Eye doctor and street buffoon -- Court panegyrist and jester -- Satirist and shadow playwright -- Legacy and controversy. The making of the Arabic shadow play -- The ornament of the poetry -- The many faces of a performer -- The play. The phantom: a shadow play.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Ibn Dnyl, Muammad, 1249 or 50-1310 or 11 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Arabic poetry -- 1258-1800 -- History and criticism.
Shadow shows -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History -- 13th century.
Performing arts -- Islamic Empire -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Ibn Dnyl, Muammad, 1249 or 1250-1310 or 1311. ayf al-khayl f ma‘rifat khayl al-ill. English.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004210455 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789004218802 (e-book)

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