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Medieval Arabic praise poetry : Ibn al-Rūmī and the patron's redemption

Author: Beatrice Gruendler
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2010.
Series: RoutledgeCurzon studies in Arabic and Middle-Eastern literatures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book gives an insight into panegyrics (madih), a genre central to understanding medieval Near Eastern Society. It has until now largely escaped scholarly attention.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ibn al-Rūmī; Ibn al-Rūmī; ʻAlī Ibn-al-ʻAbbās Ibn-ar-Rūmī
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beatrice Gruendler
ISBN: 9780415595797 0415595797
OCLC Number: 632081475
Notes: Originally published in 2003 by Routledge.
Description: xviii, 347 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Setting the Stage 1. Background 2. The Form: The Abbasid Praise Qasida 3. The Approach: Mad'ih and Pragmatics 4. The Protagonists: Ibn al-Rum'i and His Patron, Ubaydall'ah b. Abdall'ah 5. The Mah'ih Exchanged between Ibn al-Rum'i and Ubaydall Part 2: Speech and Characterization 6. Speech as Action 7. The Dramatis Personae Part 3: The Dramaturgy 8. The Scene 9. The Episode and its Witnesses 10. 'The Passion of Him Whose Parting Has Grayed its Affection' Translation of GBP191 11. 'They Aimed at My Heart From the Gaps of Veils' Translation of GBP1042 x Preliminaries Part 4: Verbal Ornament 12. Supporting Figures of Speech 13. Phantasmagoria Part 5: Ibn al-Rum'i's Ethics of Patronage 14. On the Mirror of Mad'ih 15. Mutual Duties and Rights of Benefactor and Protege 16. Acts and Words between Panegyrist and Model Conclusion: Dramaturgy as a Rhetoric of Ethics
Series Title: RoutledgeCurzon studies in Arabic and Middle-Eastern literatures.
Responsibility: Beatrice Gruendler.

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