Sufi Music and Popular Culture
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Sufi Music and Popular Culture : Songs of the Heart

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Description

This book examines the role of music in Sufi ritual and its wider impact on Islamic culture and society.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138828661
  • 9781138828667

About Gavin Picken

Gavin Picken is Associate Professor of Arabic and Translation Studies, American University of Sharjah Imed Nsiri is Assistant Professor of Arabic and Translation Studies, American University of Sharjahshow more

Table of contents

Introduction 1 The Mediterranean Crucible: A Cultural History of Tunisia 2 The Mystical Ferment: Sufism in Islam and Tunisia 3 Song and the Law: Music in Islam and Tunisia 4 Songs of the Heart: Sufi Music and the Popular Culture of Tunisia 5 Reinventing the Songs of the Heart - El Hadra Conclusionshow more