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An in-depth investigation of a kind of spoken Arabic where speakers combine features from standard Arabic and the vernacular, producing 'mixed styles' - which show certain patterns of distribution, but also variable usage across speakers. The framework represents a comparative sociolinguistic ...
Nadia G. Yaqub
Offering an analysis of oral poetry dueling performed at traditional Palestinian weddings this book addresses poetry dueling as a performative and compositional device, and explores the complex linkages between this tradition and other genres of Arabic poetry.
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