Ibn Daniyal's Shadow Theatre present in his second play an interesting panorama of street performers describing in verses their abilities. It is a rich presentation of the different actors and their products taking part to the Mamluk festivals. At the same time it is a parody of the decadent social scene in the Cairo market at the end of the Abbasid caliphate.

“Street Performers in the Shadow Plays of Ibn Dāniyāl al-mawsilī” / Corrao, FRANCESCA MARIA. - The Acts of the 24th Congress of the UEAI, (2013), pp. 343-352. (The 24th Congress of the UEAI, Lipsia, 24-26 settembre 2008).

“Street Performers in the Shadow Plays of Ibn Dāniyāl al-mawsilī”

CORRAO, FRANCESCA MARIA
2013

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Ibn Daniyal's Shadow Theatre present in his second play an interesting panorama of street performers describing in verses their abilities. It is a rich presentation of the different actors and their products taking part to the Mamluk festivals. At the same time it is a parody of the decadent social scene in the Cairo market at the end of the Abbasid caliphate.
Arabic poetry, Middle age literature, shadow theatre, comic literature
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