Encyclopedia of Arabic Literature by Julie Scott Meisami, Paul Starkey

By Julie Scott Meisami, Paul Starkey

The Encyclopedia of Arabic Literature is an authoritative reference resource at the most vital authors, works, genres, key phrases, recommendations and concerns within the Arabic literary culture. The Encyclopedia covers the classical (pre-Islamic to 1258), transitional (1258-1798) and smooth classes inside of a unmarried paintings. In over 1300 separately-authored entries, a few of the world's specialists mix present learn with conventional research to supply authoritative research and observation on a variety of parts. those comprise significant authors, vital works, and numerous literary phrases. additionally lined are kinds corresponding to poetry, drama and newspaper writing and key severe strategies of Arabic literature.

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Arlq alhaqq (a l:Ianbali Sufi handbook); al-Fath alrabbanl and Futuh al-ghayb (collections of his sermons). Text editions There are no critical editions. al-Fatl; al-rabbanf, Cairo (1393/1973). al-Ghunya, Cairo (1375/1956). 16 Further reading Braune, W. Die Futul; al-gaib des 'Abd ai-Qadir, Berlin (1933). EIr 1, 132f. B. RADTKE ~ Abd al-Qahir al-Jurjani (d. 471/1078 or 474/1081) 'Abd al-Qahir Abu Bakr ibn 'Abd ai-Rahman Majd ai-Din al-Jurjani", was a gramm~rian, minor poet, and highly influental literary theorist.

Al-Jurjani's works, thus, underlie two important fields eloquence. ), Istanbul (1954). ), Wiesbaden (1959). ), Cairo (1404/1984). al-Risala al-shafiya, Mu\:lammad Khalaf Allah and Mu\:lammad Zaghlfll Sallam (eds), in Thalath rasa'il fi i'ja: al-Qur'an, Cairo (no date). , Arabic Poetics in the Golden Age, Leiden (1975), 157-75 (partial trans. = Asrar 241-62). Further reading Abu Deeb, Kamal, al-Jurjani's Theory of Poetic Imagery, Warminster, Wilts (1979). Ait al Ferrane, Mohamad, Die Ma'na-Theorie bei 'Abdalqahir al-Gurganf ...

NETTLER ~Abd al-Razzaq al-$an~anI see al-$an~anI ~Abd al-$abOr, $alal:l (1931-81) Egyptian poet and dramatist. 'Abd al-Sabur graduated from Cairo University in 1951, where he had specialized in classical Arabic poetry. He worked as a teacher, and later as a journalist for the periodical Ritz al-Yitsuf. He was a director of the General Egyptian Book Organization, a cultural counsellor in India and chief editor for various literary magazines, including al-Kiitib. 'Abd al-Sabur experimented with various literary forms, but is best known for his poetry and drama.

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