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Poetics and the Influence of the Quran
Poetics and Thought
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Abu Nuwas Abu Tammam according aesthetic Al-FarabT al-Jahi al-JurjanT al-KhalTl al-MacarrT al-NiffarT ancient approach Arab culture Arab society Arab thought Arab-Islamic Arabic language Arabic poetry artistic assonances beautiful bedouin Beirut century characteristics composition context creative text critical defined discourse eloquence epistemological established existence expression hemistichs human Ibid Ibn Khaldun Ibn Qutayba imagination instinct intellectual invention Islamic Islamic poetry Jahiliyya Kitab knowledge linguistic listening literary meaning melody metaphor method modernist poetry modernity in Arabic movement Muqaddima mystical nature Nuwas and Abu particular past perceive poem poetic metres poetical speech poetry and thought poetry of Abu pre-Islamic orality pre-Islamic period pre-Islamic poetic orality pre-Islamic poetry prose qasid question Qur'an Quranic text recitation reject relationship religion religious rhetoric rhyme rhythm rhythmic scientific Shicr song soul structure symbol Taha Husayn things tradition traditionalist truth understanding values verse vision vowelled consonants West words