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Nabati poetry : the oral poetry of Arabia = al-Shiʻr al-Nabaṭī / Saad Abdullah Sowayan.

Author/Creator:
Sowayan, Saad Abdullah.
Other Title:
Shiʻr al-Nabaṭī.
Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1985.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 234 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Folk poetry, Arabic -- Arabian Peninsula -- History and criticism.
Arabic poetry -- Arabian Peninsula -- History and criticism.
Arabic poetry.
Folk poetry, Arabic.
Arabian Peninsula.
Volksdichtkunst.
Arabisch.
-- fre Poésie arabe -- Arabie -- Histoire et critique.
-- fre Poésie populaire arabe -- Arabie -- Histoire et critique.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Sociological. The sociocultural setting
Poetry in the desert
Poetry and regional pplitics
Literary. Composition : the poet's viewpoint
Transmission
Performance
Comparative. Prosody and language : a synchronic and diachronic overview
Nabati poetry and the classical literary tradition
Arabic poetry and the oral-formulaic theory.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-226) and index.
ISBN:
0520048822
9780520048829
OCLC:
10605123
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