A Comparative Study of Longinus and Al-Jurjan: The Interrelationships Between Medieval Arabic Literary Criticism and Graeco-Roman Poetics (Studies in

A Comparative Study of Longinus and Al-Jurjan: The Interrelationships Between Medieval Arabic Literary Criticism and Graeco-Roman Poetics (Studies in

By: Adnan K Abdulla (author)Hardback

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Consolidating and expanding arguments and conclusions he has made in two articles in English and a book in Arabic, Abdulla investigates the similarities in the ideas and critical criteria of two the important critics. Longinus wrote Peri Hupsous (On the Sublime) in the first or third century AD. Al-Qadi al Jurjani wrote Al-Wasata bayna al-Mutanabbi

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Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Palmyra and Zenobia: A Historical Background; 2. Cassius Longinus: Life, Writings, and Critical Debate; 3. Al-Qadi al-Jurjani: Life, Writings, and Al-Wasata; 4. The Comparison/ The Parallel Between Peri Hupsous and Al-Wasata; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

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  • publication date: 30/11/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780773463790
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780773463790
  • ISBN10: 0773463798

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