As Through a Veil
Mystical Poetry in Islam
By (author) Annemarie Schimmel
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As Through a Veil by Annemarie Schimmel
Book DescriptionA history of mystical Islamic poetry, not only in Arabic and Persian, but also in the popular folk traditions of regional vernacular languages, including a chapter on Rumi and Sufi poetry
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780231052467
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1982
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Annemarie Schimmel
Empire of the Great Mughals, Paperback (July 2006)
The Mughal empire (1526 1857) has long been viewed as a wonderland of unimaginable treasure; it was in fact the mightiest Islamic empire in the history of India. This book describes the political, military and economic rise of the Mughals, their system of rule, and their gradual collapse, finally supplanted by the British colonial empire in 1857.
My Soul is a Woman, Paperback (February 2003)
Reconstructing an important but little-known chapter of Islamic spirituality, Schimmel shows the clear equality of women and men in the conception of the prophet Muhammad; the feminine language of the mystical tradition, and the role of holy mothers and unmarried women as manifestations of God.
Make a Shield from Wisdom, Paperback (May 2001)
Nasir-i Khusraw was a major poet and philosopher of the early Ismailiyya. His poetry and prose developed from the political and religious events of the first half of the 11th century. "Divan" is an edifice of religio-philosophical thought, emphasizing true faith, and reason and its role.
Bihzad, Master of Persian Painting, Hardback (August 1995)» View all books by Annemarie Schimmel
A study of the life and work of Persian painter Kamal al-Din Bihzad (1460-1535). It brings together all his major works, drawn from collections worldwide and serves as an illustrated survey of Persian art.
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Author Biography - Annemarie Schimmel
Luce Irigaray, a director of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris, is the leading feminist philosopher in France. She is author of more than twenty books, including Speculum of the Other Woman, This Sex Which Is Not One, The Marine Lover of Friedrich Nietzsche (Columbia), and The Forgetting of Air in Martin Heidegger.
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