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(In English and Moroccan Arabic). Hamman Story, a Moroccan Arabic Malhun poem: English translation and original text in Arabic script

Hamman Story

 

A Malhun poem in Moroccan Arabic

 

Translated into English by Mohamed Elmedlaoui 

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(Translation and original text)

 

 

 

Introduction

The Malhun poem Qesset Hemman (“Story of Hamman”) is a sarcastic poem very rich in socio-anthropological elements. Composed by Al-Aissaoui Al-Fallous (died in 1955), it magisterially depicts the socio-cultural trends among the low society people in the city of Fes at the late forties to early fifties of the 20th century.

 

The full document through this link:

https://static.blog4ever.com/2006/04/162080/--------------------English-translation.pdf

 

 

 

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Mohamed Elmedlaoui                                                                                                          محمد المدلاوي

https://orbinah.blog4ever.com/m-elmedlaoui-publications-academiques



25/06/2022
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