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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Hardback: 9780415610032
pub: 2011-02-25

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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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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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies