Table of contents for Arabic literature in the post-classical period / [edited by] Roger Allen, D.S. Richards.

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Contents
Notes on contributors 10
List of abbreviations 17
Chapter 00. The Post-Classical Period: Parameters and Preliminaries
ROGER ALLEN 19
Part I. Elite Poetry 69
Chapter 1. Arabic Poetry in the Post-Classical Age
SALMA KHADRA JAYYUSI 70
Chapter 2. Poetic Creativity in the Sixteenth-Eighteenth Centuries
MUHAMMAD LUTFI AL-YOUSFI 150
Chapter 3. Arabic Religious Poetry, 1200--1800
TH. EMIL HOMERIN 182
Chapter 4. The Role of the Pre-Modern: the generic characteristics of
the band
'ABDALLAH IBRAHIM 213
Part II. Elite Prose 241
Chapter 5. Pre-modern Belletrist Prose
MUHSIN AL-MUSAWI 242
Chapter 6. The Essay and debate (al-risala, al-munaz.ara)
JAAKKO HAMEEN-ANTTILLA 327
Chapter 7. The Maqama
DEVIN STEWART 355
Chapter 8. Mamluk History and Historians
ROBERT IRWIN 396
Chapter 9. Historiography in Arabic during the Ottoman period
MICHAEL WINTER 426
Part III. Popular Poetry 475
Chapter 10. Popular Poetry in the Post-Classical Period, 1150--1850
A.D.
MARGARET LARKIN 476
Part IV. Popular Prose 599
Chapter 11. Popular Prose in the Post-Classical Period
DWIGHT REYNOLDS 600
Chapter 12. A Thousand and One Nights: A History of the Text and
its reception
DWIGHT REYNOLDS 660
Chapter 13. Sýrat 'Antar ibn Shaddad
REMKE KRUK 710
Chapter 14. Sýrat Baný Hilal
DWIGHT REYNOLDS 746
Chapter 15. Other Sýras and Popular Narratives
PETER HEATH 773
Chapter 16. Popular Religious Narratives
KAMAL ABDEL-MALEK 798
Part V. Drama 835
Chapter 17. Drama in the Post-Classical Period: a survey
ROSELLA DORIGO CECCATO 836
Chapter 18. Pre-Modern Drama
PHILIP SADGROVE 896
Part VI. Criticism 933
Chapter 19. Criticism in the Post-Classical Period: a survey
WILLIAM SMYTH 934

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Arabic literature -- 1258-1800 -- History and criticism.