Le 'ṭarab' dans la littérature arabe classique et contemporaine

  • Since antiquity, poetry and music in the Near East have been interrelated and were believed to have extraordinary powers. Both the context in which oral poetry is set, and the musically induced state of enchantment or ecstasy it produces, are defined in Arabic by the word 'ṭarab'. This article aims to provide an exhaustive definition of this concept, as well as a brief introduction to the artistic domain that encompasses extemporary performance of songs/poems, from the pre-Islamic period up until our modern era. Drawing on literary excerpts, the article attempts to highlight how music, literary performance and aesthetic emotion are amalgamated through the holistic experience of 'ṭarab', which has maintained its basic features virtually unchanged from the days of Ǧāhiliyya until the golden age of Umm Kulthum.

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Author:Marco Ammar, Angela Daiana LangoneGND
Parent Title (Latin):Musik und Emotionen in der Literatur = Musique et émotions dans la littérature = Music and Emotions in Literature / herausgegeben von Corinne Fournier Kiss. Colloquium Helveticum 48
Place of publication:Bielefeld
Document Type:Article
Year of first Publication:2019
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2021/03/26
Tag:طرب; ṭarab
GND Keyword:Arabische Musik; Arabisch; Literatur; Umm-Kulṯūm
Page Number:16
First Page:66
Last Page:81
Dewey Decimal Classification:7 Künste und Unterhaltung / 78 Musik / 780 Musik
8 Literatur / 80 Literatur, Rhetorik, Literaturwissenschaft / 800 Literatur und Rhetorik
8 Literatur / 89 Andere Literaturen / 890 Literaturen anderer Sprachen
Sammlungen:CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft
Sammlung Musik, Theater, Film / Literatur zur Musik
CompaRe | Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft / Aisthesis Verlag
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Colloquium Helveticum / Musik und Emotionen in der Literatur = Musique et émotions dans la littérature = Music and Emotions in Literature (Colloquium Helveticum ; 48.2019)
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen