SEMIOTICS OF PASSIONS IN ALĪ SHARQĪ 'S POETRY

Authors

  • Khalid Muhammed Saleh, Ali Abdul-Raheem Kareem

Abstract

In his dīwān entitled ʻAwāṭif wa-ʻawāṣif [Passions and Storms] which was published in Baghdad
in 1952, Sheikh Alī Sharqī1
distinguished himself from his peers of poets as well as from later
poets in dealing with emotional states in their subject matter and style. The poet tries to deal with
human concerns and portrays a troubled, persecuted self who found himself as a prisoner.
This research is an attempt to apply the various mechanisms and procedures that the semiotics of
passions relied upon in Algirdas Julien Greimas, and Jacques Fontanille in their book The
Semiotics of Passions: From States of Affairs to States of Feeling, 1991. The research is concerned
with the readings of Jean-Claude Coquet in his book La Quête du sens [The Quest for Meaning],
1997, also concerned with the views of Denis Bertrand, in his book Precis de semiotique litteraire
[Literary Semiotics Precis], 2000, and reveals significance of passions in Ali al-Sharqi's poems,
by showing the way passions work and how meaning is produced. The rese

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Published

2020-11-28

How to Cite

Khalid Muhammed Saleh, Ali Abdul-Raheem Kareem. (2020). SEMIOTICS OF PASSIONS IN ALĪ SHARQĪ ’S POETRY. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 1411 - 1425. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/858