Poetry and Mysticism in Islam: The Heritage of Rumi

Poetry and Mysticism in Islam: The Heritage of Rumi

by Amin Banani
     
 

Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi (AD 1207-1273) was one of the greatest poets and mystics of the Islamic world. This book is an examination of his spiritual and literary heritage.See more details below

Overview

Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi (AD 1207-1273) was one of the greatest poets and mystics of the Islamic world. This book is an examination of his spiritual and literary heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521454766
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Series:
Levi Della Vida Symposia Series, #11
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

Presentation of award to eleventh recipient, Annemarie Schimmel Georges Sabagh; Introduction Amin Banani; l. Mawlana Rumi: yesterday, today and tomorrow Annemarie Schimmel; 2. Rumi the poet Amin Banani; 3. 'Speech is a ship and meaning the sea': some formal aspects of the ghazal poetry of Rumi J. Christoph Burgel; 4. Rumi and wahdat al-wujud William C. Chittick; 5. Rumi and the problems of theodicy: moral imagination and narrative discourse in a story of the Masnavi Hamid Dabashi; 6. Folk tradition in the Masnavi and theMasnavi in folk tradition Margaret Mills; 7. The fortress of forms: Rumi and Galib Victoria Holbrook; Index.

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