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Poems for the millennium : the University of California book of North African literature. Volume four

Author: Pierre Joris; Habib Tengour
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.
Series: Poems for the millennium, v. 4
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In this fourth volume of the landmark Poems for the Millennium series, Pierre Joris and Habib Tengour present a comprehensive anthology of the written and oral literatures of the Maghreb, the region of North Africa that spans the modern nation states of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Mauritania, and including a section on the influential Arabo-Berber and Jewish literary culture of Al-Andalus, which flourished  Read more...
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Poems for the millennium.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012024995
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Joris; Habib Tengour
ISBN: 9780520953796 0520953797 1283806282 9781283806282
OCLC Number: 823727720
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 760 p.)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Prologue; Thanks and Acknowledgments; Introduction; A Book of Multiple Beginnings; Prologue; The First Human Beings, Their Sons and Amazon Daughters; Hanno the Navigator (Carthage, c. sixth century B.C.E.); from The Periplos of Hanno; Callimachus (Cyrene, 310-c. 240 B.C.E.); Thirteen Epigrammatic Poems; Mago (Carthage, pre-second century B.C.E.); from De Agricultura; Lucius Apuleius (Madaurus, now M'Daourouch, c. 123-c. 180 C.E.); from The Golden Ass, or Metamorphoses; Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus (Carthage, c. 160-c. 220 C.E.). From De Pallio (The Cloak)from Scorpiace (The Scorpion); Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus (Carthage, early third century-258 C.E.); from Epistle to Donatus; Lucius Lactantius (Cirta? c. 240-Trier? c. 320 C.E.); from De Ave Phoenice; Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis (Saint Augustine) (Thagaste, 354-Hippo, 430 C.E.); from Confessions; from De Doctrina Christiana; from De fide rerum invisibilium; from Psalmus contra partem Donati; Blossius Aemilius Dracontius (Carthage, c. 455-c. 505 C.E.); The Chariot of Venus; De Mensibus (Months); The Origin of Roses; Luxorius (Carthage, sixth century C.E.). "They say, that when the fierce bear gives birth"Premature Chariot; First Diwan A Book of In-Betweens: Al-Andalus, Sicily, the Maghreb Prologue; Prologue; Anonymous Muwashshaha; Some Kharjas; Ibn Hani al-Andalusi (Seville, c. 934-Barqa, Libya, 973); Al-Jilnar; Extinction Is the Truth ... ; Ibn Darradj al-Qastalli (958-1030); from Ode in Praise of Khairan al-'Amiri, Emir of Almería; from Ode in Praise of al-Mansur al-'Amiri, Emir of Córdoba; Abu Amir Ibn Shuhayd (Córdoba, 992-1035); from Qasida (I); Córdoba; from Qasida (II); "As he got his fill of delirious wine"; Gravestone Qasida. Yusuf Ibn Harun al-Ramadi (d. c. 1022)Hugging Letters and Beauty Spots; Silver Breast; Gold Nails; The Swallow; O Rose ... ; Yosef Ibn Abitur (mid-tenth century-c. 1012); The "Who?" of Ibn Abitur of Córdoba; Hafsa bint Hamdun (Wadi al-Hijara, now Guadalajara, tenth century); Four Poems; Samuel Ha-Levi Ibn Nagrella, called ha-Nagid, ""the Prince"" (Merida, 993-Granada, 1055); Three Love Poems; War Poem; Ibn Hazm (Córdoba, 994-Niebla, 1064); My Heart; from The Neck-Ring of the Dove; Wallada bint al-Mustakfi (Córdoba, 994-1091); Six Poems. Ibn Rashiq al-Qayrawani (also al-Masili) (Masila, Algeria, c. 1000-Mazara, Sicily, c. 1064)from Lament over the Fall of the City of Kairouan; Ibn Zaydun (Córdoba, 1003-1071); Fragments from the Qasida in the Rhyme of Nun; Written from al-Zahra'; Salomon Ibn Gabirol (Malaga, c. 1020-Valencia, c. 1058); The 16-Year-Old Poet; from The Crown of Kingdom; Al Mu'tamid Ibn Abbad (Seville, 1040-Aghmat, 1095); To Abu Bakr Ibn 'Ammar Going to Silves; To Rumaykiyya; Ibn Hamdis (Noto, Sicily, 1056-Majorca, 1133); He Said, Remembering Sicily and His Home, Syracuse.
Series Title: Poems for the millennium, v. 4
Responsibility: edited with commentaries by Pierre Joris and Habib Tengour.

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