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The Poetics of the Obscene in Premodern Arabic Poetry

The Poetics of the Obscene in Premodern Arabic Poetry

(2014)
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The book is the first study of the 10th century Iraqi poet Ibn al-Hajjaj who popularized a new genre of obscene and scatological parody (sukhf) and is considered the most obscene poet in Arabic literature. Antoon traces the genealogy of this fascinating genre in and examines its rise by placing it in its sociopolitical context.

 
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February 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Poetics of the Obscene in Premodern Arabic Poetry: Ibn al-?ajj?j and Sukhf (Literatures and Cultures of the Islamic World)
Author(s): S Antoon
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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