Reza Ali Khazeni Memorial Lectures in Iranian Studies: Volume Two, Crafting the Intangible: Persian Literature and Mysticism

Reza Ali Khazeni Memorial Lectures in Iranian Studies: Volume Two, Crafting the Intangible: Persian Literature and Mysticism

by Peter J. Chelkowski (Editor)

Hardcover(1st Edition)

$35.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607812807
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Series: Utah Series in Turkish and Islamic Stud Series
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Peter J. Chelkowski is a professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University. He is the author of Ideology and Power in the Middle East; Ta’ziyah: Ritual and Drama in Iran; and Mirror of the Invisible World: Tales from the Khamseh of Nizami.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction, J. T. P. De Bruijn
1. The Mystical Master Narrative in Persian Literature, Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak
2. Death as the Gateway to Life in the Eyes of the Sufis, Annemarie Schimmel
3. The Evolutionary Psychology of Jalai al-Din Rumi, William C. Chittick
4. Poetry in Ruins: Two Classical Traditions Encounter the Exotic, William Hanaway
5. Dramatic Buildup in Nezam I’s Khosrow and Shirin, Peter Chelkowski
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