1st Edition

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

ISBN 9780415610032
Published April 8, 2011 by Routledge
168 Pages

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Book Description

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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