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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 (eds.)
Published Leiden : Leiden University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (380 pages) : portrait
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
Notes Print version record
Subject Islamic literature -- Iran -- History and criticism.
Persian literature -- History and criticism.
Persian poetry -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Lewis, Franklin, 1961-
Moayyad, Heshmat.
Sharma, Sunil, 1964-
LC no. 2012367556
ISBN 9400600097 (electronic bk.)
9789400600096 (electronic bk.)