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Qasida poetry : a world unto itself.

Talib, Adam (2019) 'Qasida poetry : a world unto itself.', in A companion to world literature. .


Emerging in late antiquity in Arabic, qasida poetry became a token of cultural and political prestige in societies across West, South, and Central Asia, North, West, and East Africa, and southern Europe. The form was adapted from Arabic into every language of the Islamicate world, including Persian, Ottoman Turkish, Chagatai, Hebrew, Urdu, Kurdish, Malay, Swahili, Hausa, and many more.

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Date accepted:02 February 2019
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Date of first online publication:19 December 2019
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