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By Margaret Larkin

This exhaustive and but enchanting learn considers the existence and paintings of al-Mutanabbi (915-965), frequently considered as the best of the classical Arab poets. A progressive at center and infrequently imprisoned or pressured into exile all through his tumultuous lifestyles, al-Mutanabbi wrote either debatable satires and whilst hired via considered one of his many shoppers, laudatory panegyrics. applying an ornate variety and use of the ode, al-Mutanabbi was once one of many first to effectively movement clear of the characteristically inflexible kind of Arabic verse, the ‘qasida’.

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