PRE-ISLAMIC ARABIC PROSE LITERATURE & ITS GROWTH

Authors

  • Dr. Abu Bakkar Siddique Assistant Professor, Cotton College.
  • Mobarak Hussain Research Scholar, Department of Arabic, Gauhati University.

Keywords:

Literature, Prose, Islamic, Stories, Oral

Abstract

The pre Islamic prose literature based upon genealogy, history and polite and elegant literature comprising of proverbs, maxims, stories, legends and descriptions. The language of the pre Islamic prose literature was mutually corresponded with its own themes. Pre-literature societies, by definition, have no written literature, but my possess rich and varied oral traditions such as folk, folklore and folk songs that effectively constitute an oral literature. Literate societies may continue an oral tradition – particularly within family (for example…bed time stories) or informal social structures. The purpose of the paper is to show the remarkable growth of Arabic Prose Literature during the pre-Islamic period.

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Hasanuzzaman, Dr. H.-Glimpses of Arabic Literature. p.11

Ali, C.M.-A Study of Literary History of the Arabs, p.66

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Published

15-04-2016

How to Cite

Dr. Abu Bakkar Siddique, & Mobarak Hussain. (2016). PRE-ISLAMIC ARABIC PROSE LITERATURE & ITS GROWTH. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 2(4). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/227

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