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Literature of Al-Andalus

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ISBN-10: 0521471591

ISBN-13: 9780521471596

Edition: 2000

Authors: Mar�a Rosa Menocal, Michael Sells, Raymond P. Scheindlin

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The Literature of Al-Andalus is an exploration of the culture of Iberia, present-day Spain and Portugal, during the period when it was an Islamic, mostly Arabic-speaking territory, from the eighth to the thirteenth century, and in the centuries following the Christian conquest when Arabic continued to be widely used. The volume embraces many other related spheres of Arabic culture including philosophy, art, architecture and music. It also extends the subject to other literatures - especially Hebrew and Romance literatures - that burgeoned alongside Arabic and created the distinctive hybrid culture of medieval Iberia. Edited by an Arabist, an Hebraist and a Romance scholar, with individual…    
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List price: $219.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/31/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 520
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

List of illustrations
Notes on transliteration
Visions of al-Andalus Mari� Rosa Menocal Madinat al-Zahr�' the Umayyad palace
The Shapes of Culture
Language Consuelo
Music Dwight Reynolds
Love Michael Sells; The Great Mosque of
The Shapes of Literature
The muwashshah
The qasida Beatrice Gruendler
Ibn Hazm Eric Ormsby
Moses Ibn Ezra Raymond P. Scheindlin
Judah Halevi Ross Brann
Petrus Alfonsi Lourdes Mar�a Alv�rez
Ibn Quzm�n Amila Buturovic
Ibn Zaydun
Ibn Tufayl Lenn Goodman
Ibn 'Arabi Alexander Knysh
Ramon Llull Gregory B. Stone
Ibn al-Khatib Alexander Knysh; The dual heritage in Sicilian monuments
To Sicily
Poetries of the Norman courts
Ibn Hamdis and the poetry of nostalgia
Michael Scot and the translators Thomas E. Burman Mudejar Teruel and Spanish identity
Marriages and Exiles
The Mozarabs H. D. Miller
The Arabized Jews Ross Brann
The Sephardim Samuel G. Armistead
The Moriscos Luce L�pez-Baralt
To al-Andalus, Would She Return the Greeting: The Nuniyya (poem in N) of Ibn Zaydun