Pens, Swords, and the Springs of Art: the Oral Poetry Dueling of Palestinian Weddings in the Galilee (Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures, 32)

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Authors: Yaqub, N.G.
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Education
Pages: 391
Language: english
Year: 2006
ISBN 10: 9004152598
ISBN 13: 9789047410348
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

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.