Papers from the Seminar on Fasahat and Balaghat in Classical Persian Literature (RLE Iran B) (Hardback) book cover

Papers from the Seminar on Fasahat and Balaghat in Classical Persian Literature (RLE Iran B)

Edited by JULIE MEISAMI, Michael Beard

© 2011 – Routledge

164 pages

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About the Book

This issue of Edebiyât discusses topics ranging from medieval grammar, prosody and rhetoric to computer-assisted techniques of analysis. It also features excerpts from Michael Cooperson’s translation of Abdelfattah Kilito’s L’Auteur et ses doubles.

Table of Contents

1. The Apposite Request: A Small Chapter in Persian and Arabic Rhetoric Geert Jan van Gelder 2. The Art of Riddling in Classical Persian Poetry A. A. Seyed-Ghorab 3. Computer-Assisted Studies of Persian Rhyme Ricardo Zipoli 5. Poetry from Tajik Badakhshan: Form and Performance Gabrielle van den Berg 6. Ibn rusta’s Lack of “Eloquence”, the Rūs, and Samanid Cosmography James E. Montgomery Translation: from Abdelfattah Kilito, The Author and His Doubles Michael Cooperson Book Reviews

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About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Iran

Routledge Library Editions: Iran re-issues 37 volumes originally published between 1902 and 1991. Together they provide a comprehensive view of the culture, history, politics and sociology of this strategically important nation.

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REFERENCE / General
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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies