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The Resource Silencing the Sea : Secular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry

Silencing the Sea : Secular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry

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Silencing the Sea : Secular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry
Title
Silencing the Sea
Title remainder
Secular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Silencing the Sea follows Palestinian poets' debates about their craft as they traverse multiple and competing realities of secularism and religion, expulsion and occupation, art, politics, immortality, death, fame, and obscurity. Khaled Furani takes his reader down ancient roads and across military checkpoints to join the poets' worlds and engage with the rhythms of their lifelong journeys in Islamic and Arabic history, language, and verse. This excursion offers newfound understandings of how today's secular age goes far beyond doctrine, to inhabit our very senses, imbuing all tha
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Furani, Khaled
Dewey number
892.7/100995694
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ8190.2.F87 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Arabic poetry
  • Arabic poetry
  • Poetics
  • Secularism in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • HISTORY
  • Arabic poetry
  • Poetics
  • Secularism in literature
  • Middle East
Label
Silencing the Sea : Secular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; A Note on Transliteration; Introduction; Initiations; 1. Secular Bewilderment; 2. Rhythms and Rulers; 3. The Land of the Poem; The Song; 4. Memory for Beginnings; 5. Metrical Discipline and Mastery; 6. Poets for "the People"; The Picture; 7. Enough "Screaming"; 8. Rhythmical Freedom; 9. Modern Poets and "Conservative" People; The Dream; 10. Redeeming Prose; 11. When Meter Melts; 12. The Laity Outside Poetry's Temple; Conclusions: Secular Prayers; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
819635308
Extent
1 online resource (314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804782609
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrrnqk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)819635308
Label
Silencing the Sea : Secular Rhythms in Palestinian Poetry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; A Note on Transliteration; Introduction; Initiations; 1. Secular Bewilderment; 2. Rhythms and Rulers; 3. The Land of the Poem; The Song; 4. Memory for Beginnings; 5. Metrical Discipline and Mastery; 6. Poets for "the People"; The Picture; 7. Enough "Screaming"; 8. Rhythmical Freedom; 9. Modern Poets and "Conservative" People; The Dream; 10. Redeeming Prose; 11. When Meter Melts; 12. The Laity Outside Poetry's Temple; Conclusions: Secular Prayers; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
819635308
Extent
1 online resource (314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804782609
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrrnqk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)819635308

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