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A literary history of the Arabs

Reynold Alleyne Nicholson

A literary history of the Arabs

by Reynold Alleyne Nicholson

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Published by Cambridge U.P. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Reynold A. Nicholson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 506 p.
    Number of Pages506
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23363727M

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For sixty years, the best account in English of this vast output has been, by universal consent, R. Nicholson's Literary History of the Arabs; its supremacy will long remain unchallenged.

That it is a book full of erudition and high critical judgement goes without saying; its author is also a poet-translator of rare by: A compilation of the history of Islamic authors and writings, A Literary History of the Arabs is considered one of the best explanations of Arabic culture and literature today.

R.A. Nicholson explains in the book's preface that Islamic literature /5. It is realy the history of Arab poetry and culture with more emphasis on the pre Islamic era. The writer is more interested in showing his knowledge of Arabic and the depth of it, than the real subject.

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R.A. Nicholson. A Literary History of the Arabs Contents: Preface -- Introduction -- Saba and Ḥimyar -- The history and legends of the pagan Arabs -- Pre-islamic poetry, manners, and religion -- The Prophet and the Koran -- The orthodox caliphate and the Umayyad Dynasty -- The caliphs of Baghdád -- Poetry, literature, and science in the ‘Abbásid period.

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Nicholson's Literary History of the Arabs; its supremacy will long remain unchallenged. That it is a book full of erudition and high critical judgement goes without saying; its author is also a poet-translator of rare excellence. The Arabs during a thousand years or more produced one of the richest and most extensive literatures of the world, embracing fine poetry (of the fierce desert life equally with the sophistication of royal courts), belles lettres (learned essays, satires, de arte amoris), religious, mystical and philosophical writings, and huge compendia of history, biography and geography.

A literary history of the Arabs by Reynold Alleyne Nicholson, Nicholson Published by T.F. Unwin in : A compilation of the history of Islamic authors and writings, A Literary History of the Arabs is considered one of the best explanations of Arabic culture and literature today.

R.A. Nicholson explains in the book's preface that Islamic literature contains within it references to figureheads and cultural understandings that PDF would stump all English readers unaware of Arabic history. Bibliography of works by European authors: p.

Pages: A compilation of the history of Islamic authors and writings, A Literary History of the Arabs is considered one of the best explanations of Arabic culture and literature today.

R.A. Nicholson explains in the book's preface that Islamic literature contains within it references to figureheads and cultural understandings that would stump all /5.

PREFACE. A Literary History of the Arabs, published by T. Fisher Unwin in and twice re-issued without alteration, now appears under new auspices, and I wish to thank the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press for the opportunity they have given me of making it in some respects more accurate and useful than it has hitherto the present edition is.

A Literary History of the Arabs published by T. Fisher Unwin in and twice re-issued without alteration, now appears under new auspices, and I wish to thank the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press for the opportunity they have given me of making it in some respects more accurate and useful than it has hitherto been.

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