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The Resource Night and horses and the desert : an anthology of classical Arabic literature, edited by Robert Irwin

Night and horses and the desert : an anthology of classical Arabic literature, edited by Robert Irwin

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Night and horses and the desert : an anthology of classical Arabic literature
Title
Night and horses and the desert
Title remainder
an anthology of classical Arabic literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Irwin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
A comprehensive survey of Arabic poetry and literature covers the broad sweep of Arabic writing, from Afghanistan to Spain, with accompanying notes on genres and history. 10,000 first printing
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
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229502
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
892.708
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Irwin, Robert
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabic literature
  • Arabic literature
Target audience
adult
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an anthology of classical Arabic literature
Label
Night and horses and the desert : an anthology of classical Arabic literature, edited by Robert Irwin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xiv]-xviii) and index
Contents
Pagan poets (A.D.500-622) -- The Qur'an -- Court culture (7th-8th centuries) -- Widening horizons (c. 750-c. 900) -- The wandering scholars (c. 900-1175) -- The lost kingdoms of the Arabs: Andalusia -- Servitude of military grandeur
Control code
ocm44681717
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 462 p.
Isbn
9781585670642
Lccn
00042738
System control number
(Sirsi) ABY-7174
Label
Night and horses and the desert : an anthology of classical Arabic literature, edited by Robert Irwin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xiv]-xviii) and index
Contents
Pagan poets (A.D.500-622) -- The Qur'an -- Court culture (7th-8th centuries) -- Widening horizons (c. 750-c. 900) -- The wandering scholars (c. 900-1175) -- The lost kingdoms of the Arabs: Andalusia -- Servitude of military grandeur
Control code
ocm44681717
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 462 p.
Isbn
9781585670642
Lccn
00042738
System control number
(Sirsi) ABY-7174

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