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Islam and the heroic image : themes in literature and the visual arts / by John Renard.

Author/Creator:
Renard, John, 1944-
Publication:
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1993.
Series:
Studies in comparative religion (Columbia, S.C.)
Studies in comparative religion
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Islamic countries -- Civilization.
Heroes in literature.
Heroes in art.
Islamic literature -- History and criticism.
Islamic art.
Civilization.
Heroes in art.
Heroes in literature.
Islamic art.
Islamic literature.
Islamic countries.
Helden (personen)
Letterkunde.
Beeldende kunsten.
Iconografie.
Geschichte.
Held.
Islam.
Kultur.
Kultursoziologie.
Islam.
Kultur.
Held.
Geschichte.
Kultursoziologie.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Heroic themes and the world of Islam
Islamicate heroic figures
Elements of the heroic cycle : narrative and iconographic themes
Elements of the heroic cycle : symbolic dimensions
Sources of heroic imagery : the major literary and artistic traditions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-328) and index.
Local notes:
Libra copy has author's inscription to Peter Heath on title page.
Other format:
Online version: Renard, John, 1944- Islam and the heroic image.
ISBN:
0872498328
9780872498327
OCLC:
26054265
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