TITLE

Debate in the improvised-sung poetry of the Palestinians

AUTHOR(S)
Sbait, Dirgham H.
PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
Asian Folklore Studies;1993, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Poetry Review
ABSTRACT
Deals with the poetic debate engaged in by professional Palestinian poet-singers, primarily at traditional Palestinian weddings in the Galilee region. Extemporizing-singing of several poetic genres; Analysis of the poetic debate; Major poetic and musical characteristics of each genre; Time limits; Training of poets; Originality of the practice of poetic debate.
ACCESSION #
9501181592

 

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