Poetics of Narrative: A Study on The Sons of the Wind by Laila Al Atrash

Asmaa M. Al Zuraigat, Hussein Hasan Zeidanin

Abstract


This study aims at identifying the poetic devices overlapping with the genre of fiction in Laila Al Atrash's novel The Sons of the Wind. The devices the study explores are the poetics of the title, poetics of the prologue and poetics of the language upon which the writer relies to support her point of view about the topics and issues addressed in her novel. The study found different patterns of overlapping between the narrative text and poetic text and evaluated its effects on the realization of poetic narration and expression of the narrative point of view. As a highly experienced and creative writer and journalist, Al Atrash used a poetic language to express the narrative perspective of her novel.

Keywords: Poetics, Narrative, Title, Prologue, Language 


Full Text:

PDF

References


Abu Matar, A. (2014, October 3). Language and Tears: the two protagonists of Laila Al Atrash’s novel. Elaaf.

Adib, K. (1987). On Poetics. Beirut, Arab Research Institution, p. 17.

Al Atrash, L. (2002). The Sons of the Wind. Al Ahlia Publishing and Distribution House.

Al Ghuthami, A. (1985). Sin and Expiation. Jeddah, Cultural and Literary Club, p. 30.

Ali, A. (2012, July 21)). Laila Al Atrash Raises Large Existentialist Questions in The Sons of the Wind]. Al Ghad Daily Newspapers.

Al Manasrah, E. (1992). Poetics: A Montage Reading. Amman: Barhoma Publishing House, p. 31.

Al Rawashda, S. (2006). Ranks of the Story: A Study on the Arab Novel. Amman: Al Shorouq Publishing House, p. 135.

Bakhtin, M. (1987). Discourse in the Novel. (M. Barada,Trans). Cairo: Intellect Publishing House, p. 84.

Cohen. J. (1966). Structure Du Language Poetique. (M. Al Wali and M. Al Omari, Trans). Casablanca: Topgal Publishing House, p.16.

Canaanite Baal in Manuscripts and Mythologies. (Nov. 21, 2013). In al-lj,bna:nj,w,w,n [The Lebanese]. Retrieved from http://www.elloubnanioun.org/index.php/2012-07-23-05-32-58/19-2012-07-30-20- 50-37/374-2013-11-21-18-42-23

Dahbour, A. (2012, October 3). Laila Al Atrash has crowned her literary production with a novel entitled The Sons of the Wind]. Al Fatih Newspaper.

Guerber, H. A. (2007). Myths of Greece and Rome. (H. Fariz, Trans). Amman: Ministry of Culture, p. 2.

Nasir, Y. (1993). Prologue in the Literary Text. Baghdad: Cultural Affairs Publishing House, p.16.

Qasim, S. (1984). On the Poetics of the Open Work: Chapters of Literary Criticism. P. 232.

Qattous, B. (2001). The Semiotics of the Title. Amman: Ministry of Culture, p. 3.

Ridha, I. H. (1996). Modern Poetic Discourse: From Linguistic to Visual Discourse. Fussoul, 51(2), 155-160.

Todorov, T. (1981). Introduction to Poetics (S. Al Mabkhout and R. Bin Salamah, Trans). Casablanca: Topgal Publishing House, 1981, p. 23.

Todorov, T. (1992). Mikhael Bakhtin: The Dialogical Principle. (F. Saleh, Trans). Baghdad: General Cultural Affairs Publishing House, p. 172.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.




Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

2010-2019 (CC-BY) Australian International Academic Centre PTY.LTD.

Advances in Language and Literary Studies

You may require to add the 'aiac.org.au' domain to your e-mail 'safe list’ If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox'. Otherwise, you may check your 'Spam mail' or 'junk mail' folders.