The Resource Hafiz and the religion of love in classical Persian poetry, edited by Leonard Lewisohn

Hafiz and the religion of love in classical Persian poetry, edited by Leonard Lewisohn

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Hafiz and the religion of love in classical Persian poetry
Title
Hafiz and the religion of love in classical Persian poetry
Statement of responsibility
edited by Leonard Lewisohn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The romantic lyricism of the great Persian poet Hafiz (1315-1390) continues to be admired around the world. Recent exploration of that lyricism by Iranian scholars has revealed that, in addition to his masterful use of poetic devices, Hafiz's verse is deeply steeped in the philosophy and symbolism of Persian love mysticism. This innovative volume discusses the aesthetic theories and mystical philosophy of the classical Persian love-lyric (ghazal) as particularly exemplified by Hafiz (who, along with Rumi and Sa'di, is Persia's most celebrated poet). For the first time in western literature, Ha
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
891.5511
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PK6465
LC item number
.Z8725 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • International library of Iranian studies
  • Iran and the Persianate world
Series volume
25
Label
Hafiz and the religion of love in classical Persian poetry, edited by Leonard Lewisohn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-318) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Contributors; List of Plates; Foreword: Hafiz of Shiraz -- Peter Avery; Editor's Introduction and Acnowledgements; PART I -- HAFIZ IN THE SOCIO-HISTORICAL, LITERARY AND MYSTICAL MILIEU OF MEDIEVAL PERSIA; Prolegomenon to the Study of Hafiz; PART II -- HAFIZ AND THE SCHOOL OF LOVE IN CLASSICAL POETRY; The Principles of the Religion of Love in Classical Persian Poetry -- Husayn Ilahi-Ghomshei; The Erotic Spirit: Love, Man and Satan in Hafiz's Poetry -- Ali-Asghar Seyed-Gohrab; The Radiance of Epiphany: The Vision of Beauty and Love in Hafiz's Poem of Pre-Eternity -- Leili Anvar
Control code
ocn680041068
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 330 pages, [2] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857710369
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612881916
Other physical details
color illustrations
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288191
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not applicable
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.b25277339
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)680041068
  • pebcs0857710362

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