Medieval Arabic Praise Poetry : Ibn Al-Rumi and the Patron's Redemption.

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 eve...

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Main Author: Gruendler, Beatrice
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series:Routledge studies in Middle Eastern literatures.
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Summary: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.
Item Description:Conclusion: Dramaturgy as a rhetoric of ethics.
Physical Description:1 online resource (702 pages)
ISBN:9781317832362
1317832361