Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes
The Ethnography Of Performance In An Arabic Oral Epic Tradition
de Dwight F. Reynolds
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An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe, the Sirat Bani Hilal has been performed for almost a thousand years. In this ethnography of a contemporary community of professional poet-singers, Dwight F. Reynolds reveals how the epic tradition continues to provide a context for social interaction and...