Medieval Arabic Praise Poetry: Ibn Al-Rumi and the Patron's Redemption (RoutledgeCurzon Studies in Arabic and Middle Eastern Literature)

By: Gruendler, Beatrice

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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.

Title: Medieval Arabic Praise Poetry: Ibn Al-Rumi and the Patron's Redemption (RoutledgeCurzon Studies in Arabic and Middle Eastern Literature)

Author Name: Gruendler, Beatrice

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: Routledge:

ISBN Number: 0700714901

ISBN Number 13: 9780700714902

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: ING9780700714902

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