Persian Love Poetry

Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis and Sheila R. Canby

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A reissue of this popular title with a fresh new paperback format, this collection of beautiful Persian love poetry is richly illustrated with images from the British Museum’ s world - famous collection. Love is everywhere in Persian poetry and can be interpreted in various ways : as mystic love, the basis of the relationship between humans and God; as passionate or affectionate love between lovers, husbands and wives, parents and children, family and friends; even as patriotic love for Iran. The literary style and indeed the Pers ian language itself are floral and elaborate, but the themes differ little from our preoccupations with love and romance today. With a brief introduction to the Persian poetic tradition and a short biographical note about each of the major poets, this beautiful anthology is the perfect way to discover the treasures of Persian literature and art.

Publisher
British Museum Press
ISBN
9780714124759
Binding
Paperback
Page Extent
96
Weight (kg)
0.29
Height (in)
7.48
Width (in)
6.69
Subject
Biography
Published Date
14 / 10 / 2013

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