The Oral Tradition of Classical Arabic Poetry - Its Character and Implications [SIGNED BY AUTHOR]  

Author Zwettler, Michael
Place of Publication Columbus, Ohio
Publication Name Ohio State University
Year 1978
Language(s) English
SIGNED BY AUTHOR with dedication (dated 28 August 1980) to Joshua Blau, professor emeritus of Arabic Languages and Literature at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the former President of the Academy of the Hebrew Language. This rare book includes summaries of Arabic literary scholarship research, hypotheses in the theory of oral and traditional poetry, the nature and transmission of pre-Islamic and early Islamic poetry and the linguistic background of Arabia before and in Muhammad`s time. 235x160mm. 310 pages. Hardcover with dust-jacket. Gilt spine. Jacket upper edge slightly tattered. Cover upper corners slightly bumped. Several small stains on front cover edge. Author`s dedication written with pen on first whitepage. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare monograph on classical Arabic poetry is in very good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MS 11 77

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