A Sea of Languages: Rethinking the Arabic Role in Medieval by Suzanne Conklin Akbari,Karla Mallette

By Suzanne Conklin Akbari,Karla Mallette

Medieval ecu literature was suggestion to were isolationist in its nature, yet fresh scholarship has printed the ways that Spanish and Italian authors – together with Cervantes and Marco Polo – have been inspired via Arabic poetry, tune, and philosophy.  A Sea of Languages brings jointly essentially the most influential students operating in Muslim-Christian-Jewish cultural communications at the present time to debate the convergence of the literary, social, and financial histories of the medieval Mediterranean.

This quantity takes as a place to begin María Rosa Menocal's groundbreaking paintings The Arabic position in Medieval Literary History, a huge catalyst within the reconsideration of triumphing assumptions concerning the insularity of medieval ecu literature. Reframing ongoing debates inside literary stories in dynamic new methods, A Sea of Languages turns into a severe source and reference aspect for a brand new iteration of students and scholars at the intersection of Arabic and ecu literature.

Show description

Read or Download A Sea of Languages: Rethinking the Arabic Role in Medieval Literary History PDF

Best literary medieval criticism books

A Companion to the Neronian Age (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

An authoritative evaluation and worthy source for college kids and students of Roman background and Latin literature throughout the reign of Nero. the 1st booklet of its style to regard this period, which has won in acceptance in recent times Makes a lot vital study to be had in English for the 1st time encompasses a stability of latest learn with demonstrated severe strains deals an strange breadth and diversity of fabric, together with immense remedies of politics, management, the imperial court docket, artwork, archaeology, literature and reception experiences incorporates a mixture of demonstrated students and groundbreaking new voices comprises designated maps and illustrations

Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 1 (De Gruyter Reference)

A follow-up ebook to the guide of Medieval reports, this new reference paintings turns to another concentration: medieval tradition. Medieval examine has grown greatly extensive and breadth during the last a long time. rather our knowing of medieval tradition, of the elemental dwelling stipulations, and the explicit price method general at the moment has significantly multiplied, to some extent the place we're at risk of not seeing the proverbial wooded area for the bushes.

Ancient Rome and the Construction of Modern Homosexual Identities (Classical Presences)

A lot has been written concerning the contribution of historic Greece to trendy discourses of homosexuality, yet Rome's major rôle has been mostly neglected. historical Rome and the development of recent gay Identities explores the contested background of responses to Roman antiquity, masking parts corresponding to literature, the visible arts, pop culture, scholarship, and pornography.

Homeric Epic and its Reception: Interpretive Essays

Homeric Epic and its Reception, comprising twelve chapter—some formerly released yet revised for this assortment, and others showing the following in print for the 1st time—offers literary interpretations of the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite. whereas a few chapters heavily examine the diction, meter, variety, and thematic resonance of specific passages and episodes within the Iliad and the Odyssey, others followdiverse pathways into the translation of the epics, together with mythological allusion, intertextuality, the metrics of the Homeric hexameter, and the basic distinction among divinity and humanity.

Extra resources for A Sea of Languages: Rethinking the Arabic Role in Medieval Literary History

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.43 of 5 – based on 8 votes