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Hebrew Poetry and the Arabic Literary Tradition: Arabic Themes in Hebrew Andalusian Poetry (Medieval Iberian Peninsula : Texts and Studies, Vol 7)

by Arie Schippers

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Social history,
  • Jewish,
  • Hebrew poetry, Medieval,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Arabic,
  • Hebrew,
  • Poetry,
  • Spain,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Hebrew Poetry,
  • Arab influences,
  • Arabic poetry,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Spanish

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9076401M
    ISBN 109004098690
    ISBN 109789004098695

      Taking us through the Hebrew poetry of Spain chronologically by author, with a social/historical introduction to each, Cole presents a history of poetry and the Spanish "Golden Age" as much as an anthology of poetry. The book proves an enjoyable read from cover to s: Hebrew literature - Hebrew literature - Talmudic literature: In contrast to the works of the Bible and the Second Temple were the collections of writings concerned with Jewish civil and religious law. Whereas the former were lengthy writings bearing the imprint of their authors or editors, early rabbinic literature consisted entirely of collections of individual statements loosely strung together.

    From holiday poems to quiet spiritual reflections, these poems and articles celebrate the interweaving of Jewish faith, cultural traditions, and literary history. The Jewish poets of medieval Spain combined elements of the dominant Arabic-Islamic culture with Jewish religious and literary traditions to create a rich new Hebrew literature that is as richly entertaining today as it was in the twelfth century. In this delight delightful book, Scheindlin presents the original Hebrew poetry with his own melodic English translations, each followed by.

    Peter Cole is a poet and translator of Hebrew and Arabic poetry. He has received numerous awards for his work, including prizes from the Times Literary Supplement and the Modern Language Association, and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. Winner of the PEN-America Translation Award, he lives in Jerusalem, where he coedits Ibis Editions. Poetry for the Spirit: Poems of Universal Wisdom and Beauty: Music of a Distant Drum: Classical Arabic, Persian, Turkish & Hebrew Poems: The Penguin Book of Hebrew Verse: The Heart and the Fountain: An Anthology of Jewish Mystical Experiences: The Dream of the Poem: Hebrew Poetry from Muslim and Christian Spain,


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Hebrew Poetry and the Arabic Literary Tradition: Arabic Themes in Hebrew Andalusian Poetry (Medieval Iberian Peninsula : Texts and Studies, Vol 7) by Arie Schippers Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book deals extensively with the different Arabic poetic genres and their Hebrew equivalents, focusing on the four main poets Samuel Ha-Nagid, Solomon Ibn Gabirol, Moses Ibn Ezra and Yehuda Ha-Lewi. At the end conclusions are drawn about the use of Arabic themes in Hebrew Andalusian by: 9.

Arie Schippers, Ph.D. () in Literature, University of Amsterdam, where he now teaches in the Department of Arabic & Islamic undergraduate work was in Semitic and Romance languages at the University of Leiden. He has published several articles on both classical Arabic and Hebrew Andalusian poetry and Arabic and Hebrew literature in by: 9.

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