Close Relationships: Incest and Inbreeding in Classical Arabic Literature

Close Relationships: Incest and Inbreeding in Classical Arabic Literature Geert Jan Van Gelder
  • Title: Close Relationships: Incest and Inbreeding in Classical Arabic Literature
  • Author: Geert Jan Van Gelder
  • ISBN: 9781850438557
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Close Relationships: Incest and Inbreeding in Classical Arabic Literature Geert Jan Van Gelder Close Relationships Incest and Inbreeding in Classical Arabic Literature This is a groundbreaking and comprehensive study of the diverse facts and opinions concerning incest and close kin marriage found in literary and non literary pre modern Arabic texts Incest is a motif
    This is a groundbreaking and comprehensive study of the diverse facts and opinions concerning incest and close kin marriage found in literary and non literary pre modern Arabic texts Incest is a motif found in lampoons, anecdotes, stories, legends, dream interpretation, and polemics with other religions, in particular the Zoroastrians, who in pre Islamic times allegedly rThis is a groundbreaking and comprehensive study of the diverse facts and opinions concerning incest and close kin marriage found in literary and non literary pre modern Arabic texts Incest is a motif found in lampoons, anecdotes, stories, legends, dream interpretation, and polemics with other religions, in particular the Zoroastrians, who in pre Islamic times allegedly recommended next of kin marriage Many of the relevant passages are presented as English translations in this richly documented book that will be of interest to philologists and students of Arabic literature or Islamic culture.
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    About Geert Jan Van Gelder


    1. Geert Jan van Gelder was Laudian Professor of Arabic at the University of Oxford from 1998 to 2012 He is the author of several books on classical Arabic literature, including Beyond the Line Classical Arabic Literary Critics on the Coherence and Unity of the Poem and Of Dishes and Discourse Classical Arabic Literary Representations of Food.


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