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By Jeries Khoury

This quantity analyzes glossy poems composed by way of recognized poets so much of whom have performed an energetic function within the modernization of Arabic poetry, utilizing either leading edge poetic suggestions and standard people components and emblems. those works have drawn motifs specially from The Arabian Nights, an immense resource of recent poetic texts. half one of many publication describes the advance of curiosity in people fabrics in parallel to the evolution of contemporary Arabic poetry and concomitant political, social, and cultural adjustments. 4 classes are tested: sooner than 1945, 1945-1961, 1962-1987, and 1988 to the current. A survey is given of the altering positions taken via Arab intellectuals and in sleek feedback towards people tradition, in accordance with political, cultural, and social elements. this can be up by means of a dialogue of the creative and dramatic worth of The Arabian Nights. half applies those insights, describing using The Arabian Nights in glossy poetry in the course of all of the above-mentioned sessions by means of reading the contents and kind of a variety of significant poems. The research focuses often on inventive process and the position performed through people fabrics (associated with The Arabian Nights) within the building of the textual content and its creative and linguistic buildings. The poems are grouped based on the sessions within which they have been composed, and additional grouped according to the relative price of the alluded textual content and the level to which it enters into the poem's total constitution: from the best to the main complicated allusion, based on Genette's idea and phrases. moreover, it includes phrases in particular coined for this learn to explain a variety of types and methods of people allusion.

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