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History & Criticism
  • Author:
    Dwight F. Reynolds
  • ISBN:
    0801431743
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    978-0801431746
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    Cornell University Press (July 1, 1995)
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    304 pages
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An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe .

An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe, the Srat Ban Hill has been performed for almost a thousand years. eISBN: 978-1-5017-2322-3.

Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes book.

book by Dwight F. Reynolds. An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe, the Srat Ban Hill has been performed for almost a thousand years.

International Journal of Middle East Studies. Volume 30 Issue 2. Dwight Fletcher Reynolds

International Journal of Middle East Studies. Dwight Fletcher Reynolds, English Français. International Journal of Middle East Studies. Volume 30, Issue 2. May 1998, pp. 313-315. Dwight Fletcher Reynolds, Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes: The Ethnography of Performance in an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition, Myth and Poetics (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1995). Pp. 261. Peter Heath (a1).

Details about Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes: An astonishingly rich oral epic .

Details about Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes: 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. Reynolds explains in detail the narrative structure of the Sirat Bani Hilal as well as the tradition of epic singing. Every textbook comes with a 21-day "Any Reason" guarantee.

In this ethnography of a contemporary community of professional poet-singers, Dwight Fletcher Reynolds . 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.

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.

Reynolds explains in detail the narrative structure of the Sirat Bani Hilal as well as the tradition of epic singing. He sees both living epic poets and fictional epic heroes as figures engaged in an ongoing dialogue with audiences concerning such vital issues as ethnicity, religious orientation, codes of behavior, gender roles, and social hierarchies. Dwight F. Reynolds is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara

Reynolds' book is a welcome addition to the growing literature on the ethnography of the Hilali epic.

Reynolds' book is a welcome addition to the growing literature on the ethnography of the Hilali epic. Some of its points however, have already been made by other field workers. Schroder 1977; 1962; Piper 1887-88). His observation that the poet's performance is basically an interaction with the crowd (. 128), aside from being a case of stating the obvious, has been common knowledge for some 45 years (.

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An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe, the Srat Ban Hill 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.