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Through analysing old and classical Arabic literature, together with the Qur'an, from in the Arabic literary culture, this e-book offers an unique interpretation of poetics, and of alternative very important features of Arab tradition.
Ancient Arabic literature is a realm of poetry; prose literary kinds emerged fairly overdue, or even then remained within the shadow of poetic artistic efforts. commonly, this literature has been seen via a philologist’s lens and has frequently been represented as ‘materialistic’ within the feel that its poetry lacked mind's eye. for that reason, Arabic poetry was once usually evaluated negatively relating to different poetic traditions. The Poetics of historical and Classical Arabic Literature argues that outdated Arabic literature is remarkably coherent in poetical phrases and has its personal individuality, and that says of its materialism come up from a failure to understand the poetic rules of the Arabic culture. Analysing the Qur’an, that is identified for confronting the poetry of the time, this publication finds that "post Qur’anic" literature got here to be outlined opposed to it. hence, the structure and interpretation of Arabic literature imposed itself as a selected exegesis of the sacred Text.
Disputing conventional interpretations by way of arguing that Arabic literature can basically be assessed from inside, and never via comparability with different literary traditions, this e-book is of curiosity to scholars and students of Islamic reviews, Arabic experiences and Literary Studies.