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Author Yaqub, Nadia G.
Title Pens, swords, and the springs of art : the oral poetry dueling of Palestinian weddings in the Galilee / by Nadia G. Yaqub.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.

Series Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures, 1571-5183 ; v. 32
Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures ; v. 32. 1571-5183
Subject Folk poetry, Arabic -- Israel -- Galilee -- History and criticism.
Weddings -- Poetry.
Series Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures, 1571-5183 ; v. 32
Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures ; v. 32. 1571-5183
Subject Folk poetry, Arabic -- Israel -- Galilee -- History and criticism.
Weddings -- Poetry.
Description 1 online resource (x, 378 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-369) and index.
Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION POETRY DUELING IN ARABIC; PART ONE ANALYSIS; CHAPTER ONE MEMORIZING AL-MUTANABBI: POETRY DUELING AND POETIC PRODUCTION IN ARABIC; CHAPTER TWO THE MAKING OF A TRADITION: THE HISTORY, LANGUAGE, CONTEXT, AND PRACTICE OF ORAL PALESTINIAN WEDDING POETRY; CHAPTER THREE COMPOSITION; CHAPTER FOUR THE EXCHANGE OF GIFTS; PART TWO A TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION OF HAFLAT IBRAHIM AL-JABARIN; A Note on the Transcription, Translation, and Notations; A TRANSCRIPTION OF HAFLAT IBRAHIM AL-JABARIN; A TRANSLATION OF HAFLAT IBRAHIM AL-JABARIN; APPENDIX: ARABIC TEXTS.
Summary Offering an analysis of oral poetry dueling performed at traditional Palestinian weddings, this book addresses poetry dueling as a performative and compositional device, and explores the complex linkages between this tradition and other genres of Arabic poetry.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047410348 (electronic bk.)
9047410343 (electronic bk.)
9004152598 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789004152595
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004152595.i-380
OCLC # 237004560
Additional Format Print version: Yaqub, Nadia G. Pens, swords, and the springs of art. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007 9004152598 9789004152595 (DLC) 2006049577 (OCoLC)70660391