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The tears of the prayer niche: A multi-aspectual presentation of elegy for cities in Andalusí-Arabic poetry

Ekberg, Mattias LU (2010) ARAK01 20101
Arabic Studies
Abstract
This essay is a presentation of the elegy for cities in Andalusí-Arabic poetry. In this essay, which is a presentation, the reader is presented with three full poems of Andalusi-Arabic Elegy for lost cities, brief analyses of the poems in terms of content and style, background information concerning the poems, short biographies of the poets. Different aspects of the Andalusí-Arabic elegy for cities are presented, such as a mentioning of cities which fell in al-Andalus and brief look at some common themes and stylistic features in Andalusí-Arabic elegy for cities. All of this is preceded by two short sections in which brief background information concerning the style of elegy, and the sub style of elegy for lost cities in Arabic poetry is... (More)
This essay is a presentation of the elegy for cities in Andalusí-Arabic poetry. In this essay, which is a presentation, the reader is presented with three full poems of Andalusi-Arabic Elegy for lost cities, brief analyses of the poems in terms of content and style, background information concerning the poems, short biographies of the poets. Different aspects of the Andalusí-Arabic elegy for cities are presented, such as a mentioning of cities which fell in al-Andalus and brief look at some common themes and stylistic features in Andalusí-Arabic elegy for cities. All of this is preceded by two short sections in which brief background information concerning the style of elegy, and the sub style of elegy for lost cities in Arabic poetry is given, in order to acquaint the reader with the subjects of Elegy and elegy for cities in Arabic poetry before moving on to the subject of the Andalusí-Arabic elegy for lost cities. The essay contains many different aspects, yet none of the different parts are extremely long, or contain very complicated language, in order to make it interesting for those who are not fully acquainted with the subject. In the end of the essay a short vocabulary of words and phrases which may be unfamiliar to many people is presented, followed by an appendix containing the three presented and Analyzed poems in their original Arabic forms. (Less)
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Ekberg, Mattias LU
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alternative title
The tears of the prayer niche
course
ARAK01 20101
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Arabic poetry, Al-Andalus, Elegy, Elegy for cities, Elegiac poetry, Arabisk poesi, Elegier
language
English
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1614797
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2010-06-21 20:33:17
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2010-06-21 20:33:17
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  abstract     = {This essay is a presentation of the elegy for cities in Andalusí-Arabic poetry. In this essay, which is a presentation, the reader is presented with three full poems of Andalusi-Arabic Elegy for lost cities, brief analyses of the poems in terms of content and style, background information concerning the poems, short biographies of the poets.   Different aspects of the Andalusí-Arabic elegy for cities are presented, such as a mentioning of cities which fell in al-Andalus and brief look at some common themes and stylistic features in Andalusí-Arabic elegy for cities. All of this is preceded by two short sections in which brief background information concerning the style of elegy, and the sub style of elegy for lost cities in Arabic poetry is given, in order to acquaint the reader with the subjects of Elegy and elegy for cities in Arabic poetry before moving on to the subject of the Andalusí-Arabic elegy for lost cities. The essay contains many different aspects, yet none of the different parts are extremely long, or contain very complicated language, in order to make it interesting for those who are not fully acquainted with the subject. In the end of the essay a short vocabulary of words and phrases which may be unfamiliar to many people is presented, followed by an appendix containing the three presented and Analyzed poems in their original Arabic forms.},
  author       = {Ekberg, Mattias},
  keyword      = {Arabic poetry,Al-Andalus,Elegy,Elegy for cities,Elegiac poetry,Arabisk poesi,Elegier},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The tears of the prayer niche: A multi-aspectual presentation of elegy for cities in Andalusí-Arabic poetry},
  year         = {2010},
}