Risible rhymes : or, The book to bring a smile to the lips of devotees of taste and proper style through the decoding of a sampling of the verse of the rural rank and file / by God's humble slave, Muhammad ibn Mafu a-Sanhuri ; edited and translated by Humphrey Davies.
Contributor(s): Davies, Humphrey T. (Humphrey Taman) [editor,, translator.].Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks; Library of Arabic literature.Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2016Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781479890781; 1479890782; 9781479857524; 1479857521.Other title: Book to bring a smile to the lips of devotees of taste and proper style through the decoding of a sampling of the verse of the rural rank and file.Contained works: Sanhūrī, Muḥammad bin Maḥfūẓ, active 1648, Muḍḥik dhawī al-dhawq wa-al-niẓām fī ḥall shadharah min kalām ahl al-rīf al-ʻawāmm. English [author.] | Sanhūrī, Muḥammad bin Maḥfūẓ, active 1648, Muḍḥik dhawī al-dhawq wa-al-niẓām fī ḥall shadharah min kalām ahl al-rīf al-ʻawāmm [author.].Subject(s): Country life in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Risible rhymesDDC classification: 892.7/14 LOC classification: PJ8210Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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In English and Arabic on facing pages.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Letter from the General Editor; Introduction; Note on the Text; Notes to the Introduction; Risible Rhymes; Preamble; The Author Declares His Intention to Decode a Sampling of Rural Verse and to Follow This with a Sampling of Hints, Wrangles, and Riddles; A Sampling of the Verse of the Rural Rank and File; A Sampling of Hints and Riddles; A Wrangle over a Line by al-Mutanabbī; The Author Mentions the Date of Composition of the Work and Apologizes for Its Brevity; Notes; Glossary of Names and Untranslated Terms; Bibliography; Index; About the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute; About this E-book