A Cultural History of the Arabic Language by Sharron Gu

By Sharron Gu

This historical past of literary Arabic describes the evolution of Arabic poetry and prose within the context of track, ritual functionality, the humanities and structure. The thousands-of-years-old language may be extra hugely built and sophisticated than the other on earth.
This ebook specializes in what's particular approximately Arabic in comparison to different significant languages of the area (Greek, Latin, Hebrew, English and Spanish) and the way the certain features of Arabic took form at numerous issues in its heritage. The ebook offers a cultural history for figuring out social and political associations and spiritual beliefs—more stimulated by means of the rhythms and depths of poetic language than different cultures—in the center East today.

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