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Author Kadhim, Hussein N.

Title The poetics of anti-colonialism in the Arabic qaṣīdah / by Hussein N. Kadhim.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages).
Series Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures, 1571-5183 ; v. 29
Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures ; v. 29. 1571-5183
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-270) and index.
Summary "This book represents the most sustained investigation of the aesthetics of Anti-Colonialism in modern Arabic poetry. Through painstaking analyses of a selection of odes by four leading twentieth-century poets, Ahmad Shawqi, Ma'ruf al-Rusafi, Badr Shakir al-Sayyab and 'Abd al-Wahhab al-Bayati, the book chronicles the evolution of a distinct poetics that sought to maintain the integrity of the qasidah without circumventing its historical moment." "It will be of particular interest to scholars and students of Arabic literature, Islamic and Middle Eastern studies, Postcolonial studies, Comparative literature, and Cultural studies."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Arabic poetry -- History and criticism.
Anti-imperialist movements -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Kadhim, Hussein N. Poetics of anti-colonialism in the Arabic qaṣīdah. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004 (DLC) 2004040759
ISBN 1429407123 (electronic bk.)
9781429407120 (electronic bk.)