Search for dissertations about: "Jordi Ferrer I Serra"

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  1. 1. Remaining Like a Sword, Alone : Prolegomena

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jordi Ferrer i Serra; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Semitic languages - general; classical Arabic poetry; pre-Islamic; genre; theme; mourning; ritual; elegy; corpus; poetics; non-European literatures; Semitiska språk - allmänt;

    Abstract : According to common scholarly opinion, early Arabic poetry encompasses a distinct genre which laments the dead, and which is the specific Arabic realisation of a universal, cross-culturally widespread genre of lamentation. Moreover, this genre — which commonly is referred to as ‘elegy’, but in the thesis, as ‘threnody’ — is identified with the type of poetry that in Arabic poetics is called riṯāʼ or marṯiya. READ MORE