Praying Mantis in the Desert. The Najdi Poet Ibn Subayyil Consumed with Love for the Bedouin

ʿAbdallah b. Subayyil (d. 1933) is the last great ghazal poet of the pre-oil era in Central Arabia. He was the headman of the small old town of Nifī. He is famous for his lively descriptions of the Bedouin tribes who would spend the summer at the wells of Nifī, and of the Bedouin beauties with whom...

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Volume: 5
Main Author: Kurpershoek, Paul Marcel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: CEFAS 22.02.2016
Centre Français d’Archéologie et de Sciences Sociales de Sanaa
published in: Arabian humanities Vol. 5
Data of publication: 2016-02-22
ISSN: 2308-6122
EISSN: 2308-6122
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals
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