Modern Arabic Poetry, 1800-1970: The Development of its Forms and Themes under the Influence of Western Literature.  
  [SERIES]: Studies in Arabic Literature, Supplements to the Journal of Arabic Literature - Volume 5.  

Author Moreh, Shmuel
Place of Publication Leiden
Publication Name E. J. Brill
Year 1976
Language(s) English
RARE comprehensive monograph on the development of the differing forms employed in various literary movements in modern Arabic poetry, written by Shmuel Moreh (1932-2017), formerly professor of Arabic Language and Literature at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In addition to having written many books and articles dealing with Arabic literature in general and Iraqi Jewish Arabic literature in particular, he has been a major contributor to Elaph, the first online daily independent journal in the Arabic language, and a recipient of the Israel Prize in Middle Eastern studies in 1999. The book contains nine chapters arranged in three parts: 1) Strophic Verse, 2) Blank Verse, 3) Free Verse. Contains glossary of terms, bibliography and index. The book contains texts in Arabic. 240x160mm. XIV+355 pages. Softcover. Cover corners and front cover wrinkled. Sticker residues and peeling-mark on rear cover bottom edge. Cover edges and spine hinges rubbed. Spine edges bumped and heavily rubbed. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book on 19th and 20th century Arabic poetry by the preeminent authority in the field is otherwise in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MA 14 11

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