By Shari Lowin
Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in al-Andalus investigates a principally neglected subset of Muslim and Jewish love poetry in medieval Spain: hetero- and homo-erotic love poems written through Muslim and Jewish spiritual students, within which the sweetheart and his sensual event of the loved are in comparison to scriptural characters and storylines.
This ebook examines the ways that the scriptural referents slot in with, or fluctuate from, the normal Andalusian poetic conventions. The research then proceeds to match the scriptural tales and characters as awarded within the poems with their scriptural and exegetical resources. This new intertextual research unearths that the Jewish and Muslim scholar-poets applied their sacred literature of their poems of hope as greater than poetic ornamentation; in using Qur’?nic heroes of their secular verses, the Muslim poets awarded a justification of profane love and sanctification of erotic human passions. within the Hebrew lust poems, which make the most of biblical heroes, we will discover sophisticated, subversive, and unusually positioned interpretations of biblical bills.
Moving past the worry with literary heritage to problem the normal barriers among secular and non secular poetry, this ebook presents a brand new, multidisciplinary, method of present fabrics and should be of curiosity to scholars, students and researchers of Islamic and Jewish experiences in addition to to these with an curiosity in Hebrew and Arabic poetry of Islamic Spain.
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