Persian Sufi Poetry by J. T. P. de Bruijn
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Persian Sufi Poetry
By J. T. P. de Bruijn

Persian Sufi Poetry

An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Persian Poems

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Persian Sufi Poetry by J. T. P. de Bruijn

Book Description

Focuses on the poems rather than on their authors. Surveys the development of Persian mystical poetry, dealing first with the relation between Sufism and literature and then with the four main genres of the tradition: the epigram, the homiletic poem, love poetry and symbolic narrative.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780700703128
ISBN-10: 0700703128
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Pages: 150
Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Surveys the development of Persian mystical poetry, dealing first with the relation between Sufism and literature and then with the four main genres of the tradition: the epigram, the homiletic poem, love poetry and symbolic narrative.

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