Poetic immersion: Mutanabbi's descriptive imagery.
Mahmoud El-Rabei is Professor of Arabic Literature at the American University in Cairo. He received his B.A. from Cairo University and his Ph.D. from London University. He has taught courses on Arabic Literature, Literary Criticism, Comparative Literature, Literary Theory and Translation, at the Universities of Cairo, `Ain Shams, Algeria and Kuwait. He has published several books, among which are: On Poetic Critisism, Reading the Novel, and Reading Poetry. He has translated several literary and critical works into Arabic. He wrote an autobiography entitled At Fifty I Knew my Way.
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|Publication:||Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2001|
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