Download Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes, The Ethnography of Performance in an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition Free Book

Download Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes, The Ethnography of Performance in an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition Free Book

Download Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes, The Ethnography of Performance in an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition Free An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe, the Sirat Bani Hilal has been performed for almost a thousand years. In this ethnography of a contemporary community of professional poet-singers, Dwight F. Reynolds reveals how the epic tradition continues to provide a context for social interaction and commentary. Reynolds’s…


Full Description ↴

Book Author: Dwight F. Reynolds
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publisher Date: 2018-02-15
print Type: BOOK
language: en