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Like Joseph in Beauty

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Istinguishes itself with lyricism musicality and eroticism It also plays a variety of code switching linguistic games The book addresses the connections between the Humayni poetry of Yemen and the sacred poetry of Jews.

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Like Joseph in Beauty traces the evolution of an Arabic poetic form called Humayni poetry From Muslim mystical circles the courts of aristocrats in Highland Yemen and kabbalist circles of Yemenite Jews Humayni poetry d.

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From Yemen a hitherto neglected chapter in the history of Arabic and Jewish literatures The book culminates with a discussion of ways in which poets and critics in modern day Yemen and in Israel transformed this poetr.

  • Hardcover
  • 354
  • Like Joseph in Beauty
  • Mark S. Wagner
  • English
  • 20 September 2017
  • 9789004168404

About the Author: Mark S. Wagner

Mark S Wagner is Associate Professor of Arabic at Louisiana State University and author of Like Joseph in Beauty Yemeni Vernacular Poetry and Arab Jewish Symbiosis and Jews and Islamic Law in Early 20th Century Yemen published in 2014 by Indiana University Press He holds a PhD in Classical Arabic Literature from NYU