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By Philip Kennedy

ISBN-10: 1851683607

ISBN-13: 9781851683604

ISBN-10: 1851685103

ISBN-13: 9781851685103

Abu Nuwas (c. 756-813) was once one of many maximum Arab poets of the classical interval. In literary heritage, he's remembered mainly because the hard-drinking and eloquent composer of dissolute wine poems, from which he emerges as essentially the most charismatic figures in international literature. but, he used to be in truth an all-round poet and exerted a profound impression on Abbasid poetry extra in general; he's one in every of a handful of people who may be deemed to face on the very middle of Arabic literary tradition. Abu Nuwas offers the enjoyable existence tale of this mythical determine along available translations of a few of his most crucial poems. With commentaries, a thesaurus and a consultant to additional analyzing, this booklet is definitely the right creation to a real genius of Arabic literature.

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