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Persian Sufi Poetry

Persian Sufi Poetry: An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Persian Poems (Routledge Sufi Series) 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 […]

  • J. T. P. de Bruijn
  • 0700703128
  • Curzon Press
Persian Sufi Poetry
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    Persian Sufi Poetry: An Introduction to the Mystical Use of Classical Persian Poems (Routledge Sufi Series)

    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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    • J. T. P. de Bruijn
    • 0700703128
    • Curzon Press
    • 1997
    • First
    • Richmond, Surrey
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