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Abu Nuwas: A Genius of Poetry

Abu Nuwas: A Genius of Poetry (Paperback)

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This is the first book to present the life, times and poetry of one of the greatest poets in the Arab tradition, Abu Nuwas. Author Philip Kennedy provides the narrative of Abu Nuwas's fascinating life, which was full of intrigue and debauched adventure, in parallel with the presentation of his greatest poems, across all genres, in easy and accessible translations, giving commentary where needed.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: classical, early & medievalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsReligion & BeliefsOther non-Christian religionsOriental religions Publisher: Oneworld Publications Publication Date: 01/03/2007 ISBN-13: 9781851685103  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Philip F. Kennedy is Associate Professor of Middle Easterna dn islamic Studies and Comparative Literature at New York University. His published works include The Wine Song in Classical Arabic Poetry: Abu Nuwas and the Literary Tradition.

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