Persian Literature - A Bio-Bibliographical Survey: Poetry of the Pre-Mongol Period (Volume V), 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Persian Literature - A Bio-Bibliographical Survey

Poetry of the Pre-Mongol Period (Volume V), 1st Edition

By Francois De Blois


544 pages

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Hardback: 9780947593476
pub: 2004-04-22
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This famous work from the Royal Asiatic Society is an indispensable tool for all serious students of Persian literature, history and culture, and a welcome companion to Persian literature in its most glorious period. This volume is the second, revised edition of three parts published in 1992 and 1994.

Table of Contents

From the Preface to the First Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. General Bibliography and List of Abbreviations. Manuscript Collections 1. The Origins of Persian Poetry 2. From the Middle of the Ninth Century to the Last Quarter of the Eleventh 3. From the End of the Eleventh Century to the First Quarter of the Thirteenth

About the Series

Royal Asiatic Society Books

The Royal Asiatic Society was founded in 1823 ‘for the investigation of subjects connected with, and for the encouragement of science, literature and the arts in relation to, Asia’. Informed by these goals, the policy of the Society’s Editorial Board is to make available in appropriate formats the results of original research in the humanities and social sciences having to do with Asia, defined in the broadest geographical and cultural sense and up to the present day.

Editorial Board:
Professor Francis Robinson, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK (Chair); Professor Tim Barrett, SOAS, University of London, UK; Dr Evrim Binbaş, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK; Professor Anna Contadini, SOAS, University of London, UK; Professor Michael Feener, National University of Singapore; Dr Gordon Johnson, University of Cambridge, UK; Professor David Morgan, University of Wisconsin–Madison, US; Dr. BMC Brend; Dr. R. Llewellyn Jones MBE

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General