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Poetics of Anti-Colonialism in the Arabic Qasidah (Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures, Volume 29)

Kadhim, Hussein N.

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ISBN 10: 9004130306 / ISBN 13: 9789004130302
Published by Brill, Leiden, 2004
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Title: Poetics of Anti-Colonialism in the Arabic ...

Publisher: Brill, Leiden

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Edition: First Edition.

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Representing the most sustained investigation of the aesthetics of Anti-Colonialism in modern Arabic poetry, this book chronicles the evolution of a distinct poetics that sought to maintain the integrity of the qaṣīdah without circumventing its historical moment. It painstakingly analyses a selection of odes by four leading twentieth-century poets, Aḥmad Shawqī, Maʿrūf al-Ruṣāfī, Badr Shākir al-Sayyāb and ʿAbd al-Wahhāb al-Bayātī.
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.

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Hussein N. Kadhim, Ph.D. (1998) in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Indiana University Bloomington, teaches Arabic Language and Literature at Dartmouth College. He is the co-editor of Edward Said and the Post-Colonial (Nova Publishers, 2002).

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