Dirasat: Human and Social Sciences

From 2000 to 2018

ISSN 1026-3721

Dirasat: Human and Social Sciences is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by The University of Jordan. The main objective of the journal is to provide an intellectual platform for all scholars from Jordanian and international universities. Dirast: Human and Social Sciences journal articles are indexed in SCOPUS, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. The journal is developing to become one of the leading journals for humanities and social sciences in the region.

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Place Space in Al-Hariri’s Maqamat (Assemblies)


This study aims to discuss the importance of place in Al_ Hariri's Maqamat and to clarify its artistic function with its literacy and characters in Maqamat. The place of Maqamat should be correlated to the events, time and characters to build the anecdotal pyramid. This imporves the sequenee and reaction of events, the appearance of characters as well as developing the polet. Furthermore allowing the writer, narrator and audience to be involved in the textual structure of Maqamat. Consequntly, the setting in which Maqamat take place should reflect the status and lives within the scene it wishes to mirror, while keeping the past and present homeland memories alive.


Mohammad Awawdah


Place Space, Maqamat, Al-Hariri’s.