Approaches to the study of pre-modern Arabic anthologies /

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Meeting name:Approaches to the Study of Pre-Modern Arabic Anthologies (Conference) (2018 : American University of Beirut)
Imprint:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2021]
Description:1 online resource ( xxi, 323 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series:Islamic history and civilization : studies and texts, 09292403 ; volume 180
Islamic history and civilization ; v. 180.
Subject:Arabic literature -- 750-1258 -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Anthologies -- Congresses.
Arabic literature.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Urfahʹlī, Bilāl, editor.
El-Cheikh, Nadia Maria, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 11, 2021).
Other form:Print version: Approaches to the Study of Pre-Modern Arabic Anthologies (Conference) (2018 : American University of Beirut) Approaches to the study of pre-modern Arabic anthologies Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2021. 9789004459083
Table of Contents:
  • Compilation, Authorship, and Readership. The 'Iqd al-farīd by Ibn 'Abd Rabbih: The Birth of a Classic / Isabel Toral
  • "I Begin with the Kings:" Contextualizing Knowledge in Ibn Bassām's al-Dhakhīra / Enass Khansa
  • Towards a Reconstruction of Abū Naṣr al-Bāhilī's K. Abyāt al-ma'ānī / David Larsen
  • A House in Words: Al-Ghuzūlī as Author's Alternate / Boutheina Khaldi
  • Pleasure. Diagramming the Bedroom Sciences in 'Alī ibn Naṣr al-Kātib's Jawāmi' al-ladhdha / Jeremy Kurzyniec
  • Reflections on Song, Manuscript #144 and the Social Life of Kunnāsh al-Ḥā'ik: A Study in Social Codicology / Carl Davila
  • Religion and Education. Ibn Abī al-Dunyā (d. 281/894) on Death and Dying / Lyall Armstrong
  • Educating for the Sake of Equilibrium: Ibn Qutayba's (d. 276/889) 'Uyūn al-akhbār as an Intellectual Tool for Moderating "Religion" and Piety / Hans-Peter Pökel
  • Quranic Exegesis as Poetry Anthology: Heavenly Wine in the Exegesis and Fictive Maqāmas of Ibn Nāqiyā (d. 485/1092) / Matthew L. Keegan
  • Geography. The Faḍāʼil of Jerusalem Books as Anthologies / Suleiman A. Mourad
  • Ideological Dimensions of Geographical Anthologies: The Case of 'Umāra al-Yamanī (d. 569/1174) in the Kharīdat al-qaṣr / Nathaniel A. Miller.