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Metaphor and Imagery in Persian Poetry : Metaphor and Imagery In Persian Poetry.

By: Series: Iran StudiesPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2011Copyright date: ©2012Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (291 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9789004217645
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Metaphor and Imagery in Persian Poetry : Metaphor and Imagery In Persian PoetryDDC classification:
  • 891.51
LOC classification:
  • PK6420.I43 -- S49 2012eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Persian Rhetorical Figures -- Nasīr al-Dīn Tūsī and Poetic Imagination in the Arabic and Persian Philosophical Tradition -- Kāshifī's Powerful Metaphor: The Energising Trope -- Waxing Eloquent: The Masterful Variations on Candle Metaphors in the Poetry of Hāfiz and his Predecessors -- Love and the Metaphors of Wine and Drunkenness in Persian Sufi Poetry -- One Chaste Muslim Maiden and a Persian in a Pear Tree: Analogues of Boccaccio and Chaucer in Four Earlier Arabic and Persian Tales -- Translating Persian Metaphors into English -- The Ring as a Token in the Barzū-nāma: On the Importance of Lineage and Origin -- The Function of the Catalogue of Poets in Persian Poetry -- The Origins of the Munāzara Genre in New Persian Literature -- Index.
Summary: This volume contains ten chapters on Persian metaphors, tropes, rhetorical figures, and poetic forms and genres, by some of the world's foremost scholars in the field of classical Persian poetry.
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Persian Rhetorical Figures -- Nasīr al-Dīn Tūsī and Poetic Imagination in the Arabic and Persian Philosophical Tradition -- Kāshifī's Powerful Metaphor: The Energising Trope -- Waxing Eloquent: The Masterful Variations on Candle Metaphors in the Poetry of Hāfiz and his Predecessors -- Love and the Metaphors of Wine and Drunkenness in Persian Sufi Poetry -- One Chaste Muslim Maiden and a Persian in a Pear Tree: Analogues of Boccaccio and Chaucer in Four Earlier Arabic and Persian Tales -- Translating Persian Metaphors into English -- The Ring as a Token in the Barzū-nāma: On the Importance of Lineage and Origin -- The Function of the Catalogue of Poets in Persian Poetry -- The Origins of the Munāzara Genre in New Persian Literature -- Index.

This volume contains ten chapters on Persian metaphors, tropes, rhetorical figures, and poetic forms and genres, by some of the world's foremost scholars in the field of classical Persian poetry.

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