Images of Nature in the Poetry of Abu Al-Qasim Al-Shabbi


  • Yazid Meftah Ali Wahas Research Scholar, English Department, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India



Arabic Romantic poetry, Al-Shabbi, Nature, images.


The article proposes to explore the images of nature in the poetry of Abu Al-Qasim Al-Shabbi. Nature is an essential element that has played a significant part in Arabic Romantic poetry. Nature and Romanticism are synonyms with each other that we can not talk about Romanticism without talking about nature. Al-Shabbi took from it a refuge during hard times where he finds himself in dire need for lap away from the social injustice particularly when his country, Tunisia, was under the French colonialism. According to him, there is a spiritual unity and shared awareness between nature and a man. Al-Shabbi as an Arabic Romantic poet, nature has occupied a place and become an intellectual content in his poetry. He used different images of nature such as morning, evening, night, love and autumn to express his philosophy towards life and people.


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How to Cite

Ali Wahas, Y. M. . (2020). Images of Nature in the Poetry of Abu Al-Qasim Al-Shabbi. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 8(11), 65-77.