The essays, which discuss authors in a variety of literary genres and across the spectrum of the region concerned-from Iraq in the East to Tunisia in the West-provide clear evidence of the gradually changing roles of the indigenous and the imported which are an intrinsic feature of the movement known in Arabic as al-bahada (cultural revival) and the way in which Arab litterateurs chose to respond to the inspiration that such changes inevitably engendered. --that range from grammar to history to astronomy to Islamic law to literary tropes and themes of all sorts. ... Muhammads first) described him as a literary lightweight (qillat al-adab); al-SafadTa#39;s response was, first, to suggest that he actually lookanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays in Arabic Literary Biography: 1350-1850|
|Author||:||Joseph Edmund Lowry, Devin J. Stewart|
|Publisher||:||Otto Harrassowitz Verlag - 2009|