Ancient Literary Criticism and the Question of Synthesis A Study of the Features of Discipline in Ancient Arab Criticism to the Directives of the Qur’anic Discourse

Dr. Draoui Abdelfdil ……………………… 569-603


This research work aims to defend the hypothesis that the ancient Arab criticism has proceeded through its first simple stages of discipline in the spirit of the Islamic call, and with the directives of the Qur’an and the Sunnah. This common trend expanded and branched out from aesthetic elements, sayings, standards, and provisions, which have developed and become common laws that are appealed to in evaluating poets, writers, orators, and creators. form, with the pioneers of linguistic, poetic, and rhetorical criticism later. They were enacted on visions of Islam calls as manifested, as well as the principles of the missionary view of man and his role in society. Rather, the rationalizing synthetic self will make some critics support certain genres and discourses. In return, other expressive patterns have been subjected to framing and besieging, for violating the philosophy of creativity and the disciplined saying system of the ethics of the Qur’anic text.


Ancient criticism, synthesis, fortification of the nation, preservation, identity, discipline, preaching storytelling, The benefit.