The Resource Description in classical Arabic poetry : waṣf, ekphrasis, and interarts theory, by Akiko Motoyoshi Sumi

Description in classical Arabic poetry : waṣf, ekphrasis, and interarts theory, by Akiko Motoyoshi Sumi

Label
Description in classical Arabic poetry : waṣf, ekphrasis, and interarts theory
Title
Description in classical Arabic poetry
Title remainder
waṣf, ekphrasis, and interarts theory
Statement of responsibility
by Akiko Motoyoshi Sumi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
This work deals with "wasf" or description which is one of the salient characteristics of the "qasidah" (classical Arabic poetry) tradition. It examines descriptive passages in a selected group of Arabic "qasidah" from different ages, with the motifs of horses, and bees and honey-gathering
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
892.7/1009
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English and Arabic
LC call number
PJ7541
LC item number
.S84 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures,
Series volume
v. 25
Label
Description in classical Arabic poetry : waṣf, ekphrasis, and interarts theory, by Akiko Motoyoshi Sumi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-241) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; A Note on Translation and Transliteration; Introduction; Chapter One: Contest as Ceremony: A Pre-Islamic Poetic Contest in Horse Description of Imru' al-Qays vs. 'Alqamahal-Fahl; Chapter Two: Remedy and Resolution: Bees and Honey-Gathering in Two Hudhali Odes; Chapter Three: Reality and Reverie: Wine and Ekphrasis in the 'Abbasid Poetry of Abu Nuwas and al-Buhturi; Chapter Four: Sensibility and Synaesthesia: Ibn al-Rumi's Singing Slave-Girl; Chapter Five: Poetry and Portraiture: A Double Portrait in a Panegyric; Conclusion; Appendix of Arabic Texts
Control code
ocm55702458
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 251 pages, [3] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004129221
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22222078
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55702458
  • pebcs1417510471
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.

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