Hardback Classical poems by Arab women : a bilingual anthology / edited by Abdullah al-Udhari.
Publication year: 1999
Publisher: London : Saqi,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780863560477 (pbk.) : 9780863560965 (hbk.) :
This is a collection of poetry by Arab women from the Jahiliyya (pre-Islamic era) to the Andalusian period. The poems celebrate the triumph of feminine wit over the arrogance of muscle power, in a period when women were suppressed by bigotry.
Parallel texts in Arabic and English.
174 pages ; 22 cm