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By Suzanne Conklin Akbari,Karla Mallette

ISBN-10: 0802098681

ISBN-13: 9780802098689

Medieval eu literature used to be inspiration to were isolationist in its nature, yet fresh scholarship has printed the ways that Spanish and Italian authors – together with Cervantes and Marco Polo – have been prompted through Arabic poetry, song, and philosophy.  A Sea of Languages brings jointly essentially the most influential students operating in Muslim-Christian-Jewish cultural communications this present day to debate the convergence of the literary, social, and fiscal histories of the medieval Mediterranean.

This quantity takes as a place to begin María Rosa Menocal's groundbreaking paintings The Arabic position in Medieval Literary History, a massive catalyst within the reconsideration of winning assumptions in regards to the insularity of medieval eu literature. Reframing ongoing debates inside of literary reviews in dynamic new methods, A Sea of Languages turns into a severe source and reference aspect for a brand new new release of students and scholars at the intersection of Arabic and eu literature.

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