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The Resource Desert songs of the night : 1500 years of Arabic literature, edited by Suheil Bushrui & James M. Malarkey ; in collaboration with C. Bayan Bruss

Desert songs of the night : 1500 years of Arabic literature, edited by Suheil Bushrui & James M. Malarkey ; in collaboration with C. Bayan Bruss

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Desert songs of the night : 1500 years of Arabic literature
Title
Desert songs of the night
Title remainder
1500 years of Arabic literature
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edited by Suheil Bushrui & James M. Malarkey ; in collaboration with C. Bayan Bruss
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  • 1500 years of Arabic literature
  • Fifteen hundred years of Arabic literature
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eng
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892.7
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no index present
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PJ7694.E1
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D47 2015
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mixed forms
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bibliography
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Desert songs of the night : 1500 years of Arabic literature, edited by Suheil Bushrui & James M. Malarkey ; in collaboration with C. Bayan Bruss
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 418-427)
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Contents
  • Part I : the pre-Islamic period (Jahiliyya). Ode of Imru al-Qais / The mu'allaqat -- Ode of Labid / The Mu'allaqat -- Su'ád is gone / Ka'b Bin Zuhair -- Ode from the Mufaddaliyat / al-Aswad Bid Yafur -- Lament for my brother / al-Khansa -- In the heart of the desert / al-Tirrimah -- Oh, that youth's flower anew might lift its head / Jamil -- To his own soul / Katari of Mazin -- Blame me no more, o comrades! / 'Umar Ibn Abi Rabi'ah
  • Part II : the Islamic age. The opening / The holy Qur'an -- Surah XIX : Mary / The holy Qur'an -- Surah LIX : exile / The holy Qur'an -- Surah LXXXIX : the dawn / The holy Qur'an -- Selected sayings / Hadith -- The Islamic law of nations / Shaybani's
  • Part III : the Ummayad dynasy. Youth departed but often I enjoyed it / al-Akhtal -- Let all weep for al-Hajjáj -- al-farazdaq -- Al-Farazdaq visited the folk of Hijaz / Jarir -- The art of secretaryship / Abd al Hamid al Kitab -- The rabbit and the elephant / Ibn al-Muqaffa -- The prophet's mission / Ibn Ishaq -- Will no emissary by found / Bashshar Ibn Burd
  • Part IV : the Abbadis Dynasty. O my joy and my desire and my refuge / Rabia al-Adawiya -- Four things / Abu Nuwas -- Thou scolder of grape and me / Abu Nuwas -- The great offence / Abu Nuwas -- Hurray, for the Beergardens are blooming / Abu Nuwas -- Vanity : to Harun al-Rashid / Abu'l Atahiya -- Surely shall fate disjoint the proudest nose / Abu'l Atahiya -- Virtue cast an eye at me coming / Abu'l Atahiya -- The book of proof : concerning asceticism / al-Jahiz -- In praise of the Caliph Mu'tasim / Abu Tammam -- Bodies of water like horses / al-Buhturi -- Extracts from Uyun al-Akhbar / Ibn Qutayba -- The chess champion / Ibn al-Rumi -- The compromise / Ibn al-Rumi -- He defends himself / Ibn al-Rumi -- The battle of Badr / Al-Tabari -- Three Qasidas / al-Hallaj -- The repelling of grief / al-Razi -- The city and the household / al-Farabi -- Parting has just taught our eyelids separation / al-Mutanabbi -- Shame kept my tears away / al-Mutanabbi -- Couplet / al-Mutanabbi -- How glows mine heart / al-Mutanabbi -- Naught kills the noble like forgiveness / al-Mutanabbi -- My songs gave eyes to the blind, ears to the deaf / al-Mutanabbi -- An induction / al-Mutanabbi -- Here is the final stretch / al-Mutanabbi -- Thy fiercest foe is one thou dost not fight / Abu Firas al-Hamdani -- Grief amasses, patience scatters / Abu Firas al-Hamdani -- Arabs and non-Arabs / al-Tawhidi -- The Sufi doctrine of vision / Al-Kalabadhi -- The assembly of Qazmin / al-Hamadhani -- From the Diwan / al-Ma'arri -- From the Lazumiyat / al-Ma'arri -- 'Tis said that spirits remove by transmigration / al-Ma'arri -- In the casket of the hours / al-Ma'arri -- Thou art diseased in understanding and religion / al-Ma'arri -- Concerning the temporal origin of the soul / Ibn Sina (Avicenna) -- Epistle of the soul / Ibn Sina (Avicenna) -- On prophecy / Ibn Sina (Avicenna) -- The assembly of Damascus / al-Hariri -- The beginning of guidance / al-Gazzali -- The first duty of brotherhood / al-Gazzali -- The law makes philosophic studies obligatory / Ibn Rushd (Averroes) -- Hayy admires the work of the creator / Ibn Tufayl -- Playing with fire / Ibn Tufayl -- The wisdom of virtue in the word of Luqman / Ibn Arabi -- Whoso knoweth himself... / Ibn Arabi -- Selection from Tarjuman al-Ashwaq -- The meeting / Ibnu'l Farid -- Lo, from behind the veil mysterious / Ibnu'l Farid -- Ja'far and al-Rashid / Ibn Khallikan
  • Part V : Al-Andalus-Arab Spain. Of fidelity / Ibn Hazm -- Of betrayal / Ibn Hazm -- Anxiety / Ibn Hazm -- Twice times then is now / Ibn Hazm -- Poem to Wallada / Ibn Zaydun -- The moon, the stars, and a king / al-Mutamid -- The pigeon / Abu'l Hasan Ali ibn Hisn -- The incense burner / Abus Salt -- Moon of beauty / Ibn al-Faras -- The gardians / Ibn Said -- Guide for the perplexed / Ibn Maimon (Moses Maimonides) -- The ethics of Solomon Gabirol / Solomon ibn Gabirol
  • Part VI : the age of depression. Across North Africa / Ibn Battuta -- Three extracts from Muqaddimah / Ibn Khaldun -- A sign of royal authority / Ibn Khaldun -- Antar summoned from Mecca to rescue Shas / the romance of Antar -- 'Abla's treasure restored / the romance of Antar -- The story of the envier and the envied / The Arabian nights -- Men in the judgment of their wives / The Arabian nights -- Adventure of the Caliph Haroon al-Rusheed
  • Part VII : al Nahda- Renaissance of Arabic literature. The virtues of the Arabs / Abd al-Rahman al-Kawakibi -- From act I of Majnun Layla / Ahmad Shawqi -- The feast of time / Ahmad Shawqi -- An Andalusian exile / Ahmad Shawqi -- Elegy to Mustafa Kamil / Hafiz Ibrahim -- The Arabi awakening / Khalil Mutran -- Envoi / Ilya Abu Madi -- Life and love / Ilya Abu Madi -- The poet / Gibran Kahlil Gibran -- From a speech by Khalil the heretic / Gibran Kahlil Gibran -- Light / Ameen Rihani -- Supplication : a prayer / Ameen Rihani -- A new year / Mikhail Naimy -- Comrade! / Mikhail Naimy -- An Egyptian childhood / Taha Hussein -- From the stream of days / Taha Hussein -- Drinking song / Abbas al-Aqqad -- Rejoice / May Ziadah -- The fare / Mahmud Taymur -- Song of death / Tewfiq al-Hakim
  • Part VIII : Modern Arabic literature. I weep for love / Abu al-Qasim al-Shabi -- To the tyrant / Abu al-Qasim al-Shabi -- An unnerving sound / Naguib Mahfouz -- The bridge / Khalil Hawi -- Apology for a short speech / 'Abd al-Wahhab al-Bayati -- The Tatars attacked / Salah 'Abd al-Sabur -- Pride and fury / Mahmoud Darwish -- Promises from the storm / Mahmoud Darwish -- Iram the many-columned / Adoni -- A city without rain / Badr Shakir al-Sayyab -- The deserted well / Yusuf al-Khal -- Sorrow of the black city / Muhammad al-Fayturi -- Who am I / Nazik al-Mala'ik -- Whisper / Mona Fayad -- Without roots / Salma al'Khadra al-Jayyusi -- In the clasbah / Salma al'Khadra al-Jayyusi -- A prayer to the new year / Fudwa Tuqan -- In the flux / Fudwa Tuqan -- Departure / Mai Sayigh -- Bread, hashish and moonlight / Nizar Qabbani -- Poems / Nizar Qabbani -- The wedding of my city / May Rihani -- A poet's treasure / Antoine Raad -- This is the now / Henri Zoghaib
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xlvi, 433 pages
Isbn
9780863561757
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
System control number
(OCoLC)915331652
Label
Desert songs of the night : 1500 years of Arabic literature, edited by Suheil Bushrui & James M. Malarkey ; in collaboration with C. Bayan Bruss
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 418-427)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I : the pre-Islamic period (Jahiliyya). Ode of Imru al-Qais / The mu'allaqat -- Ode of Labid / The Mu'allaqat -- Su'ád is gone / Ka'b Bin Zuhair -- Ode from the Mufaddaliyat / al-Aswad Bid Yafur -- Lament for my brother / al-Khansa -- In the heart of the desert / al-Tirrimah -- Oh, that youth's flower anew might lift its head / Jamil -- To his own soul / Katari of Mazin -- Blame me no more, o comrades! / 'Umar Ibn Abi Rabi'ah
  • Part II : the Islamic age. The opening / The holy Qur'an -- Surah XIX : Mary / The holy Qur'an -- Surah LIX : exile / The holy Qur'an -- Surah LXXXIX : the dawn / The holy Qur'an -- Selected sayings / Hadith -- The Islamic law of nations / Shaybani's
  • Part III : the Ummayad dynasy. Youth departed but often I enjoyed it / al-Akhtal -- Let all weep for al-Hajjáj -- al-farazdaq -- Al-Farazdaq visited the folk of Hijaz / Jarir -- The art of secretaryship / Abd al Hamid al Kitab -- The rabbit and the elephant / Ibn al-Muqaffa -- The prophet's mission / Ibn Ishaq -- Will no emissary by found / Bashshar Ibn Burd
  • Part IV : the Abbadis Dynasty. O my joy and my desire and my refuge / Rabia al-Adawiya -- Four things / Abu Nuwas -- Thou scolder of grape and me / Abu Nuwas -- The great offence / Abu Nuwas -- Hurray, for the Beergardens are blooming / Abu Nuwas -- Vanity : to Harun al-Rashid / Abu'l Atahiya -- Surely shall fate disjoint the proudest nose / Abu'l Atahiya -- Virtue cast an eye at me coming / Abu'l Atahiya -- The book of proof : concerning asceticism / al-Jahiz -- In praise of the Caliph Mu'tasim / Abu Tammam -- Bodies of water like horses / al-Buhturi -- Extracts from Uyun al-Akhbar / Ibn Qutayba -- The chess champion / Ibn al-Rumi -- The compromise / Ibn al-Rumi -- He defends himself / Ibn al-Rumi -- The battle of Badr / Al-Tabari -- Three Qasidas / al-Hallaj -- The repelling of grief / al-Razi -- The city and the household / al-Farabi -- Parting has just taught our eyelids separation / al-Mutanabbi -- Shame kept my tears away / al-Mutanabbi -- Couplet / al-Mutanabbi -- How glows mine heart / al-Mutanabbi -- Naught kills the noble like forgiveness / al-Mutanabbi -- My songs gave eyes to the blind, ears to the deaf / al-Mutanabbi -- An induction / al-Mutanabbi -- Here is the final stretch / al-Mutanabbi -- Thy fiercest foe is one thou dost not fight / Abu Firas al-Hamdani -- Grief amasses, patience scatters / Abu Firas al-Hamdani -- Arabs and non-Arabs / al-Tawhidi -- The Sufi doctrine of vision / Al-Kalabadhi -- The assembly of Qazmin / al-Hamadhani -- From the Diwan / al-Ma'arri -- From the Lazumiyat / al-Ma'arri -- 'Tis said that spirits remove by transmigration / al-Ma'arri -- In the casket of the hours / al-Ma'arri -- Thou art diseased in understanding and religion / al-Ma'arri -- Concerning the temporal origin of the soul / Ibn Sina (Avicenna) -- Epistle of the soul / Ibn Sina (Avicenna) -- On prophecy / Ibn Sina (Avicenna) -- The assembly of Damascus / al-Hariri -- The beginning of guidance / al-Gazzali -- The first duty of brotherhood / al-Gazzali -- The law makes philosophic studies obligatory / Ibn Rushd (Averroes) -- Hayy admires the work of the creator / Ibn Tufayl -- Playing with fire / Ibn Tufayl -- The wisdom of virtue in the word of Luqman / Ibn Arabi -- Whoso knoweth himself... / Ibn Arabi -- Selection from Tarjuman al-Ashwaq -- The meeting / Ibnu'l Farid -- Lo, from behind the veil mysterious / Ibnu'l Farid -- Ja'far and al-Rashid / Ibn Khallikan
  • Part V : Al-Andalus-Arab Spain. Of fidelity / Ibn Hazm -- Of betrayal / Ibn Hazm -- Anxiety / Ibn Hazm -- Twice times then is now / Ibn Hazm -- Poem to Wallada / Ibn Zaydun -- The moon, the stars, and a king / al-Mutamid -- The pigeon / Abu'l Hasan Ali ibn Hisn -- The incense burner / Abus Salt -- Moon of beauty / Ibn al-Faras -- The gardians / Ibn Said -- Guide for the perplexed / Ibn Maimon (Moses Maimonides) -- The ethics of Solomon Gabirol / Solomon ibn Gabirol
  • Part VI : the age of depression. Across North Africa / Ibn Battuta -- Three extracts from Muqaddimah / Ibn Khaldun -- A sign of royal authority / Ibn Khaldun -- Antar summoned from Mecca to rescue Shas / the romance of Antar -- 'Abla's treasure restored / the romance of Antar -- The story of the envier and the envied / The Arabian nights -- Men in the judgment of their wives / The Arabian nights -- Adventure of the Caliph Haroon al-Rusheed
  • Part VII : al Nahda- Renaissance of Arabic literature. The virtues of the Arabs / Abd al-Rahman al-Kawakibi -- From act I of Majnun Layla / Ahmad Shawqi -- The feast of time / Ahmad Shawqi -- An Andalusian exile / Ahmad Shawqi -- Elegy to Mustafa Kamil / Hafiz Ibrahim -- The Arabi awakening / Khalil Mutran -- Envoi / Ilya Abu Madi -- Life and love / Ilya Abu Madi -- The poet / Gibran Kahlil Gibran -- From a speech by Khalil the heretic / Gibran Kahlil Gibran -- Light / Ameen Rihani -- Supplication : a prayer / Ameen Rihani -- A new year / Mikhail Naimy -- Comrade! / Mikhail Naimy -- An Egyptian childhood / Taha Hussein -- From the stream of days / Taha Hussein -- Drinking song / Abbas al-Aqqad -- Rejoice / May Ziadah -- The fare / Mahmud Taymur -- Song of death / Tewfiq al-Hakim
  • Part VIII : Modern Arabic literature. I weep for love / Abu al-Qasim al-Shabi -- To the tyrant / Abu al-Qasim al-Shabi -- An unnerving sound / Naguib Mahfouz -- The bridge / Khalil Hawi -- Apology for a short speech / 'Abd al-Wahhab al-Bayati -- The Tatars attacked / Salah 'Abd al-Sabur -- Pride and fury / Mahmoud Darwish -- Promises from the storm / Mahmoud Darwish -- Iram the many-columned / Adoni -- A city without rain / Badr Shakir al-Sayyab -- The deserted well / Yusuf al-Khal -- Sorrow of the black city / Muhammad al-Fayturi -- Who am I / Nazik al-Mala'ik -- Whisper / Mona Fayad -- Without roots / Salma al'Khadra al-Jayyusi -- In the clasbah / Salma al'Khadra al-Jayyusi -- A prayer to the new year / Fudwa Tuqan -- In the flux / Fudwa Tuqan -- Departure / Mai Sayigh -- Bread, hashish and moonlight / Nizar Qabbani -- Poems / Nizar Qabbani -- The wedding of my city / May Rihani -- A poet's treasure / Antoine Raad -- This is the now / Henri Zoghaib
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xlvi, 433 pages
Isbn
9780863561757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)915331652

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