Tramp Poets and Issue of Fabrication and Plagiarism in the Pre-Islamic Poetry


  • Salahuddin Mohd. Shamsuddin



Pre-Islamic poetry - Issue of fabrication and plagiarism - Opinions of orientalists in the narrators of Arabic poetry - Tramp poets in the pre-Islamic era


In this article we have chosen the pre-Islamic poetry and the issue of the fabrication and plagiarism in it, and the tramps are among the pre-Islamic poets, so we study the pre-Islamic era in which the Arabs lived in general, and these tramp poets in particular. To know how was the life of the Arabs in the pre-Islamic era? What are the motives that prompted some of them to the life of the tramp? Who are the tramps? As for the first pre-Islamic era, it is “the period of time that goes far back in the past, and the second pre-Islamic era, which means the time period that preceded Islam by a century and a half or two centuries at most. The word “tramp” in Arabic is the poor who has no money and no dependence. As for the literary terminology, the word “tramp” is used in different concepts that we mention at the time. Then we stand on the artistic components of this sect of the poets. The second part of this article is the pre-Islamic poetry and the issue of its fabrication and plagiarism, so we mention those reasons that called for distortion of pre-Islamic poetry and plagiarism in it. This article aims to response to the views of orientalists who doubt the pre-Islamic poetry and reject the existence of all or most of it, using the descriptive-analytical approach that is always suitable in treating such literary topics.




How to Cite

Mohd. Shamsuddin, S. (2022). Tramp Poets and Issue of Fabrication and Plagiarism in the Pre-Islamic Poetry. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 9(5), 256–267.

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