Mahri Poetry Archive

Rhythm and Beat


Link to article


Samuel Liebhaber.  “Rhythm and Beat: Re-evaluating Arabic Prosody in Light of Mahri Oral Poetry.”  Journal of Semitic Studies 55 no. 1. (2010): 163-182.


Poems cited in article:

Śawḳ (“Desire”)

“The Girls Have Abandoned Their Honor”

Collective Reǧzīt: Wedding in Ṣaḳr

Legal Proceeding in Poetry: Divorce and Remarriage


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