Among the Jasmine Trees Music and Modernity in Contemporary Syria

ISBN-10: 0819569445

ISBN-13: 9780819569448

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jonathan Holt Shannon

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List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Publication date: 11/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Jonathan H. Shannon is an assistant professor in the department of anthropology at Hunter College of the City University of New York.

List of Figures
A Note on Transliteration
Introduction: The Aesthetics of Authenticity in Contemporary Syria
Among the Jasmine Trees
Sentiment and Authentic Spirit: Composing Syrian Modernity
Constructing Musical Authenticity: History, Cultural Memory, Emotion
Body Memory, Temporality, and Transformation in the Dhikr
Authentic Performance and the Performance of Authenticity
Tarab, Sentiment, and Authenticity
Notes Toward Closure
Epilogue: 2000
Glossary of Selected Arabic Terms
Selected Bibliography and Discography
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