Recognition in the Arabic narrative. Tradition discovery, deliverance and delusion. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Recognition in the Arabic narrative. Tradition discovery, deliverance and delusion.

Author: Philip F Kennedy
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press 2016.
Series: Edinburgh studies in classical Arabic literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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According to Aristotle, a well-crafted recognition scene is one of the basic constituents of a successful narrative. It is the point when hidden facts and identities come to light?in the classic instance, a son discovers in horror that his wife is his mother and his children are his siblings. Aristotle coined the term?anagnôrisis? for the concept. In this book Philip F. Kennedy shows how 'recognition' is key to an  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip F Kennedy
ISBN: 9781474413725 1474413722
OCLC Number: 961212665
Description: 368 pages.
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in classical Arabic literature.
Responsibility: Philip F. Kennedy.

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Offers new vistas for reading, understanding and interpreting Arabic literature as well as the culture in which it was produced.  Read more...

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