By Muhsin J. al-Musawi
Since the overdue Forties, Arabic poetry has spoken for an Arab moral sense, up to it has debated positions and ideologies, nationally and around the world. This e-book tackles problems with modernity and culture in Arabic poetry as manifested in poetic texts and feedback by way of poets as contributors in transformation and alter. It reviews the poetic in its complexity, relating to problems with selfhood, individuality, group, faith, ideology, state, type and gender.
Al-Musawi also explores in context matters which have been cursorily spotted or overlooked, like Shi’i poetics, Sufism, women’s poetry, and expressions of exilic cognizance.
Arabic Poetry employs present literary thought and gives finished insurance of contemporary and post-modern poetry from the Fifties onwards, making it crucial studying for people with pursuits in Arabic tradition and literature and heart East studies.
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