Classical Arabic Verse: History and Theory of ʻarūḍ
Offering a vast panorama of the history of Arabic verse in its relation to Semitic verse, this work follows stages of its evolution from parallelistic pattern to the emergence of the three basic rhythms and then of the unique system of Ar d .It proposes a new interpretation of the original Arabic metrical theory including the famous circles of Khal as a kind of generative device and traces its relation to the grammatical and lexicographical theories of al-Khal l ibn Ah mad.The monograph provides the largest so far statistical data of the metrical repertory of Classical Arabic poetry, puts forward a hypothesis about the existence of the archaic Hiran metrical school side by side with the Bedouin school and describes main metrical types of Arabic poetry: Bedouin, h ran, ( Abbasid), Classical, Andalusian."
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Chapter One Arabic Verse in Semitic Context
Chapter Two Arabic Language as the Basis of Arabic
Prosodic Ideas of G Gabutchan and A Sanchez
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Abbasid accent Aghani al-A'sha al-Andalus al-Baqillani al-Hfra al-Hira al-Jahiz al-Khalil al-wasl ancient Andalusian Arabic metrics Arabic poetry Arabic verse archaic rajaz Arud Arud verse ascending basic rhythms basit bayt Bedouin Blachere Bohas caesura century Chapter Classical Arabic composed descending Diwan Diwdn examples feet foot fourth circle grammar harf hazaj hemistich Hfran huruf Ibn Zaydun Islamic kamil kdmil Kitab Kurylowicz Lakhmid length linguistic long vowels madid medieval metres metrical pattern metrical repertory morphological mu'allaqat mujtathth munsarih mustaf'ilun mutaqarib muwashshah notion parallelism parallelistic pausal forms pause percent pieces poems poetic practice poetic tradition poets pre-Islamic prosodic qasid poetry quantitative Qur'an rajaz ramal rhythm rhyme rhythmic sabab samples sari scheme scholars segments Semitic languages Semitic verse Short forms short vowel six-foot speech Stoetzer syllable tawil theory of Arud three-foot Tibrizi tion tribes Ugaritic Ullmann Umayyad variations verse line verse structure versification wafir watid word models