Medieval Arabic Praise Poetry: Ibn Al-Rumi and the Patron's Redemption - Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures (Paperback)Beatrice Gruendler (author)
Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 01/09/2010
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This book gives an insight into panegyrics, a genre central to understanding medieval Near Eastern Society. Poets in this multi-ethnic society would address the majority of their verse to rulers, generals, officials, and the urban upper classes, its tone ranging from celebration to reprimand and even to threat.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 20 mm
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