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Author Abdel-Malek, Kamal.

Title Muḥammad in the modern Egyptian popular ballad / by Kamal Abdel-Malek.

Published Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  892.710440996 ABDE MF30    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 232 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Studies in Arabic literature, 0169-9903 ; v. 19
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-227) and index.
Contents I. The Context. 1. The Maddahin. 2. Composition. 3. Transmission. 4. The Mulid -- II. The Texts: The Making of the People's Prophet. 1. The Prophet's Birth. 2. The Prophet's Marriage. 3. The Prophet's Flight Into Medina. 4. The Prophet's Miracles. 5. The Prophet's Attributes -- III. The Texture. 1. The Inside-Outside Binarism. 2. The Invisible Government. 3. Poetic Forms. 4. Poetic Techniques. 5. Poetic Diction and Imagery. 6. A "Soma-Poetics" Of Piety -- Appendix 1. List of the Maddahin and Recordings of Performances -- Appendix 2. Selections of Songs and Narrative Ballads.
Language notes English and Arabic.
Subject Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- In literature.
Ballads, Arabic -- Egypt -- History and criticism.
Islamic literature, Arabic -- Egypt -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9004102175 (cloth : alk. paper)