Persian Narrative Poetry in the Classical Era, 800-1500: Romantic and Didactic Genres: A History of Persian Literature, Vol III: History of Persian Literature

Editat de Mohsen Ashtiany
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 18 dec 2018
This volume is an invaluable companion for anyone who wants to understand the continuing relevance and influence of Classical Persian Poetry.
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ISBN-13: 9781845119041
ISBN-10: 1845119045
Pagini: 656
Dimensiuni: 145 x 225 x 28 mm
Greutate: 1 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția I.B.Tauris
Seria History of Persian Literature

Locul publicării:London, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Johannes Thomas Pieter de Bruijn is Professor Emeritus of Persian at the University of Leiden. General Editor: Ehsan Yarshater is the Director of the Center for Iranian Studies and Professor Emeritus of Iranian Studies, Columbia University and the Founding Editor of the Encyclopaedia Iranica.


Contributors Introduction Chapter 1: Secular Didactic Mathnavis (J.T.P. de Bruijn) - Didacticism in Persian Literature- Didacticism in Early Mathnavis- The Emergence of the Didactic Mathnavi- The Aftermath of Sana'i's Didactic Mathnavis- In the Footsteps of Nezami Ganjavi- ConclusionChapter 2: Romantic Mathnavis (Pre-Safavid Period) (J.T.P. de Bruijn) - Love Stories in Romantic Mathnavis - Early Romantic Poems Chapter 3: Nezami's Romantic Poems and their Cultural Afterlife: Reception and Responses (Paola Orsatti) - Overview and Critical Assessment of the Poems- Types of Intertextuality in the Tradition of Response to Nezami's Poems- Narrative Poetry: Some Critical Issues - Problems of Research on the Tradition of Response to Nezami's PoemsChapter 4: Khosrow and Shirin and the Poems Of Love and Adventure (Paola Orsatti)- Nezami's Khosrow va Shirin - Responses to Nezami's Poem- The Poems of Love and Adventure and their Relationship to Nezami's Poem- Allegory in Narratives of Love Chapter 5: Leyli and Majnun (Paola Orsatti)- The Legend of Majnun- Majnun's Concept of Love- Nezami's Poem Leyli va Majnun- The Poem Majnun va Leyli by Amir Khosrow- Mahzun va Mahbub by Jamali- The Legend of Leyli and Majnun in the Fifteenth Century- Leyli va Majnun by Jami- Other PoemsChapter 6: Nezami's Haft Peykar and its Tradition in Persian Literature (Paola Orsatti)- Nezami's Haft Peykar- The Development of the Bahram Gur Romance Before Nezami- Hasht Behesht by Amir Khosrow- Hatefi's Poem Haft Manzar- Other Poems- The Fortunes of the Saga of BahramChapter 7: The Alexander Legend in Persian Literature (Mario Casari)- Alexander the Great in Iran- Alexander amidst Conquest and Mission- Alexander Romances- Alexander's Boundaries: A ConclusionAbbreviationsBibliography Index


This volume is an invaluable companion for anyone who wants to understand the continuing relevance and influence of Classical Persian Poetry.