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Title The necklace of the Pleiades : studies in Persian literature presented to Heshmat Moayyad on his 80th birthday : 24 essays on Persian literature, culture and religion / F.D. Lewis and S. Sharma (editions.).

Publication Info. Leiden : Leiden University Press, [2010]


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Description 1 online resource (380 pages) : portrait.
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Series Iranian studies series
Iranian studies series (Leiden, Netherlands)
Summary "The necklace of the Pleiades" is a volume on Persian literature, culture and religion by Persian scholars from around the world. This book reflects the state of the field of Persian literary studies and will be of substantial interest not only to scholars of Iranian culture, history and religions, but of Middle Eastern and South Asian studies, as well. The topics of the 24 essays range from the Persian Alexander romance, to Ferdowsi's Shahnama and other epics, the poetics and imagery of the ghazal and the qasida, Mughal court poetry, Sufism, Ismaili history, Baha'i literature, Iranian linguistics, the modern writer Sadeq Hedayat, and the reception of Salman Rushdie's novel in Persian translation.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents The Necklace of the Pleiades; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF HESHMAT MOAYYAD; I. Alexander Romance; II. The Epic Cycle; III. Religious Texts and Contexts; IV. The Poetic Text and Central Motifs; V. Center and Periphery; IV. The Modern Period; Backlist Iranian Studies Series:
Subject Persian literature -- History and criticism.
Persian poetry -- History and criticism.
Islamic literature -- Iran -- History and criticism.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
Islamic literature. (OCoLC)fst00979973
Persian literature. (OCoLC)fst01058528
Persian poetry. (OCoLC)fst01058542
Iran. (OCoLC)fst01204889
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Lewis, Franklin, 1961-
Sharma, Sunil, 1964-
Moayyad, Heshmat.
Other Form: Print version: Necklace of the Pleiades. Leiden : Leiden University Press, [2010], ©2010 9789087280918 (OCoLC)662406106
ISBN 9789400600096 (electronic book)
9400600097 (electronic book)
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