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Author Farrin, Raymond.

Title Abundance from the desert : classical Arabic poetry / Raymond Farrin
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 364 pages)
Series Middle East literature in translation
Middle East literature in translation.
Contents Triumph of Imru' Al-Qays -- An outcast replies -- Price of glory -- Making the remembrance dear -- Martyr to love -- Flyting -- Pleasure in transgression -- Poetics of persuasion -- Would-be prophet -- Letter to a princess -- Season's greetings -- Ecstasy -- To Egypt with love
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Arabic poetry -- 1258-1800 -- History and criticism.
Arabic poetry -- 622-750 -- History and criticism.
Arabic poetry -- 750-1258 -- History and criticism.
Arabic poetry -- To 622 -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815650957 (electronic bk.)
9780815650959 (electronic bk.)
(cloth alk. paper)