Debate in the improvised-sung poetry of the Palestinians
- Feminism in a foreign landscape. Seitz, Charmaine // Herizons;Summer98, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p17
Discusses the author's experience in living in a Palestinian town. Why the author was hesitant to accept the job in the restaurant; Reactions of Palestinians on her job; Her reasons for quitting the job.
- Ballads in Mississippi. Young, Stark // New Republic;9/23/36, Vol. 88 Issue 1138, p186
Focuses on several ballads, produced on the theme of Mississippi's culture and tradition. Reference to some of the Old Ballads; Information that the ballads were sung in the more aristocratic houses; Discussion on book "The English and Scottish Popular Ballads," as a working basis for the text...
- EL PROCESO DE RETRADICIONALIZACIÃ“N CULTURAL EN LA POESÃA MAPUCHE ACTUAL: ÃœI DE ADRIANA PAREDES PINDA. García, Mabel // Revista Chilena de Literatura;abr2012, Issue 81, p51
Present cultural manifestations of Mapuche people correspond to asymmetric cross-cultural practices with Western Chilean society. Within this context, Mapuche cultural manifestations aim at establishing an art with a distinct identity by implementing diverse strategies that emphasize the ancient...
- "Palestinians in Jordan and Memories of Village Life Before 1948". Davis, Rochelle // American Schools of Oriental Research Newsletter;Winter2005, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p13
The article focuses on the research study concerning the village life of Palestinian refugees in Jordan prior to 1948. The author's study is about books detailing the village geography, history, origin, archaeological sites, family trees and origins, folklore, customs, dialect, songs and...
- A uniquely Palestinian wedding. Prusher, Ilene R. // Christian Science Monitor;9/9/99, Vol. 91 Issue 199, p1
Details the wedding ceremony and customs surrounding a Palestinian Muslim wedding.
- Lifestyle Differences in Traditionalism and Modernity and Reasons for Divorce Among Muslim Palestinian Citizens of Israel. Cohen, Orna; Savaya, Rivka // Journal of Comparative Family Studies;
An exploratory study by the authors of this paper on the reasons for divorce among Muslim Palestinian citizens of Israel revealed an admixture of "modern" and "traditional" motives in this population. Large proportions of the respondents reported the emotional and expressive reasons common to...
- Chaucer's envoys and the poet-diplomat. Bertolet, Craig E. // Chaucer Review;1998, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p66
Presents an analysis of Geoffrey Chaucer's use of lyric envoys in his poems, with emphasis on their diplomacy. Why Chaucer used the rhetorical courtly lyric received from Machaut and Deschamps; Information on the lyrics; Overview of the poems.
- McPoetry. // Wilson Quarterly;Winter91, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p131
Comments on the article titled `The Contemporary Workshop Aesthetic,' by David Dooley published in the `The Hudson Review.' Concerns on the lack of university poetry workshops in the United States; Decline in the practice and popularity of `workshop lyric' poetry.
- Inseparable. Safdie, Moshe // New Republic;10/25/99, Vol. 221 Issue 17, p18
Reports on a conference where professionally-minded Israeli and Palestinian architects and planners met to discuss the future development of Jerusalem, Israel. Discussion of unity among Israelis and Palestinians; Problems resulting from the Israeli government's intensive construction program...