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The poetics of anti-colonialism in the Arabic qaṣīdah

The poetics of anti-colonialism in the Arabic qaṣīdah

Author: Hussein N Kadhim
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004.
Series: Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures, v. 29.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book represents the most sustained investigation of the aesthetics of Anti-Colonialism in modern Arabic poetry. Through painstaking analyses of a selection of odes by four leading twentieth-century poets, Ahmad Shawqi, Ma'ruf al-Rusafi, Badr Shakir al-Sayyab and 'Abd al-Wahhab al-Bayati, the book chronicles the evolution of a distinct poetics that sought to maintain the integrity of the qasidah without  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kadhim, Hussein N.
Poetics of anti-colonialism in the Arabic qaṣīdah.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004
(DLC) 2004040759
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hussein N Kadhim
ISBN: 1429407123 9781429407120 9789004130302 9004130306 1280914726 9781280914720 9786610914722 6610914729 9047404408 9789047404408
OCLC Number: 191940622
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Chapter 1 The Lord and the Bard: Colonial Discourse and Counter-discourse --
Chapter 2 Empire as Occasion: Ahmad Shawqī's Elegy for Damascus --
Chapter 3 Ma'rūf al-Rusāfī and the Poetics of Anti-Colonialism --
Chapter 4 Rewriting the Metropolitan Text: Badr Shākir al-Sayyāb on "Arab Decline" --
Chapter 5 Palestine: The Central Cause: 'Abd al-Wahhāb al-Bayātī's "Odes to Jaffa" --
Chapter 6 The Elusive Dream: 'Abd al-Wahhāb al-Bayātī's Odes to His Son 'Alī --
Epilogue --
Appendices --
Bibliography --
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Series Title: Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures, v. 29.
Responsibility: by Hussein N. Kadhim.


This volume deals with the Arab literary response to European colonialism as articulated in the works of four leading twentieth-century poets: Ahmad Shawqi, Ma'ruf al-Rusafi, Badr Shakir al-Sayyab  Read more...


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