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Margaret Larkin's Al-Mutanabbi: The Poet of Sultans and Sufis (Makers of the PDF

By Margaret Larkin

ISBN-10: 1851684069

ISBN-13: 9781851684069

This exhaustive and but spell binding examine considers the existence and paintings of al-Mutanabbi (915-965), usually considered as the best of the classical Arab poets. A innovative at middle and infrequently imprisoned or pressured into exile all through his tumultuous existence, al-Mutanabbi wrote either debatable satires and while hired by means of considered one of his many shoppers, laudatory panegyrics. utilizing an ornate type and use of the ode, al-Mutanabbi used to be one of many first to effectively flow clear of the ordinarily inflexible kind of Arabic verse, the ‘qasida’.

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