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By Suzanne Conklin Akbari,Karla Mallette

Medieval ecu literature was notion to were isolationist in its nature, yet fresh scholarship has published the ways that Spanish and Italian authors – together with Cervantes and Marco Polo – have been stimulated via Arabic poetry, track, and philosophy.  A Sea of Languages brings jointly the most influential students operating in Muslim-Christian-Jewish cultural communications at the present time to debate the convergence of the literary, social, and monetary histories of the medieval Mediterranean.

This quantity takes as a start line María Rosa Menocal's groundbreaking paintings The Arabic function in Medieval Literary History, an immense catalyst within the reconsideration of triumphing assumptions concerning the insularity of medieval ecu literature. Reframing ongoing debates inside literary reviews in dynamic new methods, A Sea of Languages turns into a severe source and reference aspect for a brand new iteration of students and scholars at the intersection of Arabic and eu literature.

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