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Selove provides a humorous selection of anecdotes from al-Baghdadi’s The Art of Party-Crashing, a book about enjoying food, flirtation and everyday life in Medieval Iraq. The passages are full of ribald jokes, roguish tricksters, and joyful outpourings of spontaneous eloquence.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-2
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. 3-6
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Illustrations
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Translator’s Note
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xiii-xvi
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  1. Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi’s Introduction
  2. pp. 1-5
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  1. The Meaning of “Party-Crashing” in the Language and the First Person Named after It
  2. pp. 6-10
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  1. Early Party-Crashing
  2. pp. 11-18
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  1. Going to a Meal Without Being Invited Is Deemed Rude
  2. pp. 19-29
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  1. Those Who Cast Aspersions on Party-Crashing and Its Practitioners and Satirize and Denounce Them
  2. pp. 30-35
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  1. Those Who Praise, Make Excuses for, or Speak Well of Party-Crashing
  2. pp. 36-41
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  1. Party-Crashers from among the Notables, the Noble, the Learned, and the Cultured
  2. pp. 42-71
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  1. Those Who Engage in Very Subtle Acts of Party-Crashing
  2. pp. 72-78
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  1. Those Who Love People to Sponge and Facilitate It
  2. pp. 79-84
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  1. Anecdotes about Party-Crashers Who Exert Themselves in Party-Crashing and Make It a Trade and Occupation
  2. pp. 85-98
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  1. Accounts of the Ones That the Guards Would Refuse, but Who Outwit the Guards with a Lie or a Ruse
  2. pp. 99-110
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  1. Mention of the Party-Crashers’ Conversations, Advice, and Poetry
  2. pp. 111-127
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  1. Accounts of Bunan, the Party-Crasher
  2. pp. 128-162
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  1. A Document Pertaining to Party-Crashing
  2. pp. 163-174
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 175-176
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  1. About the Author, Back Cover
  2. pp. 197-199
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780815651796
Related ISBN
9780815632986
MARC Record
OCLC
859687137
Pages
168
Launched on MUSE
2013-05-20
Language
English
Open Access
No
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