Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2020, Page: 35-43
Arabic Handwriting Between Graphical Structural System and Aesthetic Reality
Labidi Bouabdallah, Department of Arabic Language and Literature, The College of Arts & Letters, University of Blida 2 Lounici Ali, Blida, Algeria
Received: Jul. 29, 2020;       Accepted: Aug. 12, 2020;       Published: Aug. 31, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.allc.20200503.12      View  175      Downloads  52
The study aims at addressing -in esthetic approach- the Arabic calligraphy in its aesthetic and linguistic dimensions. The first dimension is highlighted in its distinctive aesthetic and cultural features within a set of propositions that achieve the concepts of pleasure and harmony. The second dimension appears in the nature of the patterns that control its graphical structure, to achieve linguistic/ communical and aesthetic/ artistic functions. The nature of the artistic and historical approach to the phenomenon of Arabic writing, and the considerations that it produces, which feed into the traditional archaeological and aesthetic aspect, characterize this phenomenon with typical, normative and historical features, all of which are considerations upon which modern scientific studies in the humanities and social sciences have arisen, through studies that dealt with language - with its various elements - as a subject Can be described, interpreted, and analyzed objectively, which usually translates into the absolute Through Saussure's famous phrase "in and for itself" Whatever the trend that addressed the phenomenon: structural, functional, systemic, behavioral, or cognitive. It is certain that it was able to highlight the topic clearly... and define the appropriate approach - or approaches - to reveal what the conceptual record is and to reach the desired goals. With the diversity of schools and the accumulation of knowledge - the phenomenon of Handwriting as one of the aspects of linguistic evidence has become a subject that we can approach with a systematic linguistic vision without removing from it the features of the aesthetic that performs its distinctive, cultural and cognitive functions. The research concluded that the Arabic calligraphy with its epistemological potential resulted from the deposits of aesthetic practices, which supplied it with aesthetic shipments that could not be decomposed. The research combines between linguistic and aesthetic concepts, thus allowing the connection of linguistic field to artistic and historical issues, which is what we refer to as cultural linguistics.
Arabic Handwriting, Graphems, Graphical Structure, Aesthetics
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Labidi Bouabdallah, Arabic Handwriting Between Graphical Structural System and Aesthetic Reality, Arabic Language, Literature & Culture. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2020, pp. 35-43. doi: 10.11648/j.allc.20200503.12
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