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By Margaret Larkin

This exhaustive and but enchanting examine considers the lifestyles and paintings of al-Mutanabbi (915-965), usually considered as the best of the classical Arab poets. A innovative at middle and sometimes imprisoned or compelled into exile all through his tumultuous lifestyles, al-Mutanabbi wrote either debatable satires and while hired by means of one in all his many shoppers, laudatory panegyrics. applying an ornate sort and use of the ode, al-Mutanabbi used to be one of many first to effectively circulate clear of the ordinarily inflexible kind of Arabic verse, the ‘qasida’.

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