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Description - Early Mystics in Turkish Literature by Mehmed Fuad Koprulu

This book is a translation of one of the most important Turkish scholarly works of the twentieth century. It was the masterpiece of M.F. Koprulu, one of Turkey's leading, and most prolific, intellectuals and scholars. Using a wide variety of Arabic, and especially Turkish and Persian sources, this book sheds light on the early development of Turkish literature and attempts to show the continuity in this development between the Turkish of Central Asia and that of Anatolia. Early Mystics in Turkish Literature addresses this topic within the context of other subjects, including: -Sufism -Islam -the genesis of Turkish culture in the Muslim world This book is a major contribution to the study of Turkish literature and is essential reading for scholars of Turkish literature, Islam, Sufism and Turkish history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415366861
ISBN-10: 0415366860
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mehmed Fuad Koprulu

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