Classical Arabic verse : history and theory of ʻarūḍ / by Dmitry Frolov.

Frolov, D. V. (Dmitriĭ Vladimirovich) [Browse]
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Boston : Brill, 1999.
375 p. ; 25 cm.


Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-363) and index.
  • Introduction. Studies of 'Arud in Europe: A Conflict of Ideas
  • Preliminaries to the Study of Arabic Metrics
  • Arabic Verse in Semitic Context
  • Archaic Verse and Parallelism
  • Parallelism in Semitic Verse
  • Akkadian Verse
  • Biblical Verse
  • Ugaritic Verse
  • Metrical Stage of Semitic Versification
  • The Case of Arabic Verse: A Metrical Anomaly
  • The Theory of J. Kurylowicz
  • Arabic Language as the Basis of Arabic Versification
  • The Absence of Stress in Classical Arabic
  • Prosodic Irrelevance of Word Junctures
  • The Phenomenon of Hamzat al-wasl
  • The Phenomenon of Pausal and Contextual Forms
  • Variability of Arabic Word Forms
  • Prosodic Ideas of G. Gabutchan and A. Sanchez
  • The Notion of Harf
  • The Problem of Long Vowels
  • Equivalence of Harf and Mora
  • Pause and Prosodic Segmentation
  • Arabic Prosody and the Notion of Syllable
  • The Prosodic Pattern of Classical Arabic
  • Elementary Prosodic Units (EPU)
  • An Example of the Qur'anic Text
  • Higher Levels of Prosodic Structure
  • Prosody and Metrics
  • The Genesis and Early History of Arabic Verse
  • Archaic Verse: Saj'
  • Pre-History of Arabic Verse
  • Historical Development of Saj'
  • Structure of Saj'
  • Semantics of the Term Saj'
  • The Notion of Saj' at the Time of Muhammad
  • Medieval Philology on the Structure of Saj'
  • Medieval Philology on the Evolution of Saj' Rhyme
  • Syntactic Patterns of Parallelism in Saj'
  • "Built-In" and "Autonomous" Saj'
  • Rhyme in Saj'
  • Evolution of Archaic Saj'
  • The Metrical Pattern of Saj'.
  • Transitional Phenomena in Saj' Structure
  • The Place of Rajaz in the History of Arabic Verse
  • The Historical Development of Rajaz
  • Sources of Archaic Rajaz
  • The Poetic Functions of Archaic Rajaz
  • The Ancient Notion of Rajaz
  • Etymology and Semantics of the Term Rajaz
  • The Relation of Rajaz to Shi'r
  • Rajaz and Saj'
  • The Genesis of 'Arud Metres Related to Rajaz
  • Rajaz and Sari': The Metrical Identity of Extra Short Forms
  • The Genesis of the Basit and Kamil Branches of the Rajaz Family
  • The Sari' Branch and "Rejected" Metres
  • The Genesis of 'Arud Metres: The Cases of Hazaj and Ramal
  • The System of the Three Basic Rhythms
  • The Genesis of the Hazaj Metrical Family
  • Rhythmic Affinity Between Tawil and Mutaqarib
  • The Genesis of the Tawil-Mutaqarib Branch
  • The Genesis of the Wafir-Hazaj Branch
  • The Reconstruction of the Proto-Hazaj Pattern
  • The Genesis of the Ramal Metrical Family
  • The Metrical Repertory of Classical Arabic Poetry
  • Metrics of Major Medieval Anthologies
  • Principles of Classification of Pre-Islamic Poets
  • Nomadic Poets of Western Arabia
  • Nomadic Poets of Central Arabia
  • Nomadic Poets of Eastern Arabia
  • The Hiran Poetic School and Sedentary Poets
  • The Medieval Image of the Pre-Islamic Metrical Repertory
  • The Metrical Repertory of Umayyad Poetry
  • The Metrical Repertory of 'Abbasid Poetry
  • Metrical Types of Classical Arabic Poetry
  • The Metrical Repertory of Andalusian Poetry
  • The Science of 'Arud
  • The Theory of 'Arud and Its Author.
  • Life and Personality of al-Khalil
  • Remarks about the Method of al-Khalil
  • Foundations of al-Khalil's Deductive System
  • The Origins and Structure of Metrical Teaching
  • The Deductive Part of the Theory of 'Arud
  • The Rhythmic Law of Arabic Verse
  • The Core of the Teaching: Circles 1-3
  • The Periphery of the Teaching: Circle 5
  • The Periphery of the Teaching: Circle 4
  • The Interpretative Part of the Theory of 'Arud
  • Poetic Shawahid as Part of the Theory.
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History and theory of ʻarūḍ
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