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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505 0 |a Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Note on quotes and translations; Note on transliteration and dating; Glossary; Part I: Setting the stage; 1. The background: Poetry and poets in early Abbasid society; The audience; The patrons; The poets; 2. The form: The Abbasid praise qasīda; History of research; The textual approach; The intertextual approach; The contextual approach; Constraint and variety; 3. The approach: Madīh and pragmatics; Literary speech situation (context) and genre; The criteria and types of poetic dialogue. 
505 8 |a Excursus into the theory of speech actsCharacterization, dramaturgy, poetic argument, and ethics; 4. The protagonists: Ibn al-Rūmī and his patron 'Ubaydallāh b. 'Abdallāh; 5. The madīh exchanged between Ibn al-Rūmī and 'Ubaydallāh; The practice of praise; A note on the textual sources; Themes of the Qasā'id; The strophe; The antistrophe; The metastrophe; The speech acts of praise; Part II: Speech and characterization; 6. Speech as action; Speech of humans; Speech figuratively attributed to inanimate objects and abstract concepts; Figurative reinterpretation of verbal acts. 
505 8 |a 7. The dramatis personaeFictional personae; The accuser; White hair; Youth; Minor fictional personae; Historical personae; The patron; The poet; Part III: The dramaturgy; 8. The scene; The dialogue scene; The extended dialogue scene; The unintroduced dialogue; The address; The evocation; The monologue; The implicit and impersonal speaker; 9. The episode and its witnesses; Witnesses speaking or addressed in the episode; Witnesses quoted in the episode; 10. 'The passion of him whose parting has grayed is affectation' (L191); 11. 'They aimed at my heart from the gaps of veils' (L1042). 
505 8 |a Part IV: Verbal ornament12. Supporting figures of speech; Syntactic figures; Anaphora; Reprise; Semantic figures; Sententia and analogy; The recurring motif; 13. Phantasmagoria; Part V: Ibn al-Rūmī's ethics of patronage; 14. In the mirror of madīh; The scenes between poet and patron; The historical relationship; The function of the poem; 15. Mutual duties and rights of benefactor and protégé; Examples of scenes: A1160, F1243, and A1510; First example; Second example; Third example; 16. Acts and words between panegyrist and model; Acts and words, their order and congruity. 
505 8 |a The praise matches the actsThe praise cannot live up to the acts; The acts themselves compose praise through causal hyperbole; The acts claim ancient praise and re-attribute it to the patron; Praise precedes the acts; Examples of scenes: A694, F1373', A464/F1373', and A1171/A212/L215; The acts precede the praise, and the praise matches them; The praise cannot live up to the acts; The acts themselves compose praise through causal hyperbole; The acts claim ancient praise and re-attribute it to 'Ubaydallāh; Praise preceding acts and not yet redeemed; Recapitulation. 
500 |a Conclusion: Dramaturgy as a rhetoric of ethics. 
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