Edited by Akiko Sumi and Tetsuo Nishio
Published by: The Center for Modern Middle East Studies at the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan.
I. The Private/Personal and the Public/Political
1. The Interface of the Private and the Political in Classical and Modern Arabic Poetry, 3
Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych
2. War and Death in the Poems of Ḥāfiẓ Ibrāhīm and Akiko Yosano: The Interplay of the Personal and the Public, 39
II. From the Individual to Society
3. The Discourse of Coffee and Coffeehouse in Contemporary Arabic Poetry: An Analysis of “An Ancient Song” by the Iraqi Poet Badr Shākir al-Sayyāb, 75
Hassan El-Banna Ezz El-Din
4. How “Alf Lēla w-Lēla” Was Incorporated into a Song in the Repertoire of Umm Kulthūm, 101.
5. Joseph-Charles Mardrus and Orientalism: Re-evaluating His Translation of the Arabian Nights in Light of New Findings from Mardrus’ Personal Archives, 115
Tetsuo Nishio, Naoko Okamoto, and Margaret Sironval
III. The Formation of the Collective and the Public
6. Cadavers and Homeland: Kateb Yacine’s Poetics of Collectivity, 143
7. The Personal and Public Spheres in the Works of the Egyptian Intellectual, Yūsuf Zaydān: Novels and Essays, 155