By Suzanne Conklin Akbari,Karla Mallette
Medieval eu literature used to be proposal to were isolationist in its nature, yet contemporary scholarship has published the ways that Spanish and Italian authors – together with Cervantes and Marco Polo – have been stimulated by way of Arabic poetry, track, and philosophy. A Sea of Languages brings jointly one of the most influential students operating in Muslim-Christian-Jewish cultural communications this day to debate the convergence of the literary, social, and fiscal histories of the medieval Mediterranean.
This quantity takes as a start line María Rosa Menocal's groundbreaking paintings The Arabic function in Medieval Literary History, a massive catalyst within the reconsideration of winning assumptions concerning the insularity of medieval ecu literature. Reframing ongoing debates inside of literary stories in dynamic new methods, A Sea of Languages turns into a severe source and reference element for a brand new iteration of students and scholars at the intersection of Arabic and eu literature.
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A Sea of Languages: Rethinking the Arabic Role in Medieval Literary History by Suzanne Conklin Akbari,Karla Mallette