Reorientations / Arabic and Persian Poetry

Edited by Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych
Distribution: World
Publication date: 3/1/1994
Format: cloth 0 pages
6.125 x 9.25
ISBN: 978-0-253-35493-8
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“Quite simply: these are seminal essays. . . . Distinguished scholarship, erudite, and full of innovative ways of interpreting Arabic and Persian poetry.” —Omar Pound

“[This book] reads Arabic and Persian poetry in a refreshingly new and significant way. . . . raises our understanding . . . to a new level.” —James T. Monroe

Innovative methodologies reorient critical readings of classical Middle Eastern literature.

Author Bio

Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych is Professor of Arabic Literature and Adjunct Professor of Comparative Literature at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is author of Abu Tammam and the Poetics of the Abbasid Age (Brill, 1991); The Mute Immortals Speak (Cornell, 1993); and editor of Reorientations/Arabic and Persian Poetry
(Indiana University Press, 1994). She serves as editor of the Journal of Arabic Literature.

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