Selections from the art of party-crashing in medieval Iraq / al-Khatib al-Baghdadi ; translated and illustrated by Emily Selove.
Contributor(s): Selove, Emily.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Syracuse University Press : Syracuse, New York, 2012. 2013)Description: 1 online resource (168 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780815651796; 0815651791.Uniform titles: Taṭfīl wa-ḥikāyāt al-ṭufaylīyīn wa-akhbārihim wa-nawādir kalāmihim wa-ashʻārihim. Selections. English Subject(s): Anecdotes -- Arab countries | Parasitism (Social sciences) -- Anecdotes | Parasitism (Social sciences) in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Selections from the art of party-crashing in medieval Iraq.DDC classification: 892.7/83407 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi's introduction -- The meaning of "party-crashing" in the language and the first person named after it -- Early party-crashing -- Going to a meal without being invited is deemed rude -- Those who cast aspersions on party-crashing and its practitioners and satirize and denounce them -- Those who praise, make excuses for, or speak well of party-crashing -- Party-crashers from among the notables, the noble, the learned, and the cultured -- Those who engage in very subtle acts of party-crashing -- Those who love people to sponge and facilitate it -- Anecdotes about party-crashers who exert themselves in party-crashing and make it a trade and occupation -- Accounts of the ones that the guards would refuse, but who outwit the guards with a lie or a ruse -- Mention of the party-crashers' conversations, advice, and poetry -- Accounts of Bunan, the party-crasher -- A document pertaining to party-crashing.
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