Schlagwort: Marya Hannun

32. How Abu Nuwas (757-815) used sex jokes to critique Islamic society

One of the most influential and lauded (though not uncontroversial) Arabic poets of all time, Abu Nuwas, regularly employed sexually graphic and borderline blasphemous imagery in his own brand of “Islamic satire” that resonates to this day. Writing from Baghdad during the zenith of… Continue Reading „32. How Abu Nuwas (757-815) used sex jokes to critique Islamic society“