Item description for Pens, Swords, and the Springs of Art (Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures) by Yaqub & N.G....
Offering an analysis of oral poetry dueling performed at traditional Palestinian weddings this book addresses poetry dueling as a performative and compositional device, and explores the complex linkages between this tradition and other genres of Arabic poetry.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.7" Width: 6.7" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Dec 4, 2006
ISBN 9004152598 ISBN13 9789004152595