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Hardback. This selection of the lyrical verse of the poet Jalal-al-Din Rumi provides an introduction to the enigmatic and ambiguous style characteristic of Sufi doctrine. Nicholson gives both original text and translation, together with a lengthy introduction, extensive notes, appendices and indexes. Translator(s): Nicholson, Reynold A. Num Pages: 367 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DCQ; DSBB; DSC; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 37. Weight in Grams: 703.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
367
Condition
New
SKU
V9780700702770
ISBN
9780700702770

€ 149.99

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Shambhala
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781570625329
ISBN
9781570625329

€ 16.25

Paperback. Divided into male and female sections, this dictionary provides an alphabetical listing of Muslim names in both English and Arabic. Each name has a description of its origin and meaning as well as indication of whether the name is derived from Arabic or Persian. Num Pages: 367 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 2BXF; 2CSR; GBC; HBTG; JFSR2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 139 x 20. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co (Publishers)Ltd
Number of pages
367
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850653578
ISBN
9781850653578

€ 18.90

Hardcover. Not until the mid-19th century were women writers able to defy traditional Iranian propriety, which demanded that their bodies be veiled and their voices unheard in public. This text traces the history of this new movement, setting it in the context of social and cultural practices. Num Pages: 320 pages, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBF; DSBH; JFC; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 132. .
Publisher
I B Tauris & Co Ltd
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850435754
ISBN
9781850435754

€ 94.98
€ 94.65

Hardcover. Parvin Loloi has collected and analysed the entire body of English translations of the celebrated Persian poet Hafiz, with the aim of identifying the specific problems which his writing presents to translators. Her book includes a first-line index of English translations of individual poems. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DCQ; DSBB; DSC; GBCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 35. Weight in Grams: 712.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
400
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860649233
ISBN
9781860649233

€ 95.78

Hardcover. The Arabian Nights and Orientalism in Resonance was especially commissioned to celebrate the tercentenary of the first Western edition of The Arabian Nights. Num Pages: 240 pages, 72ill. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 242 x 165 x 25. Weight in Grams: 584.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850437680
ISBN
9781850437680

€ 94.98
€ 94.52

Hardcover. A renowned poet, philosopher and traveller of the 11th century, Nasir-i Khusraw was also a major Ismaili thinker and author of the Iranian lands. This is a study of his life and aspects of his theological and philosophical thought in the context of his times. Series: Ismaili Heritage Series. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 2BXF; BG; DSBB; JFSR2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 33. Weight in Grams: 576.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850439196
ISBN
9781850439196

€ 33.99
€ 32.01

Paperback. Num Pages: 186 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DCQ; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 153 x 14. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
IBEX Publishers,U.S. United States
Number of pages
186
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9780936347509
ISBN
9780936347509

€ 64.37
€ 62.76

Hardcover. This study will be of interest to scholars and students of comparative Arabic-Persian literature, and the ghazal in related Islamic literatures such as Urdu and Ottoman Turkish. It is also of value to the field of comparative literature more widely - Hafiz was a key influence on notable nineteenth-century literary figures such as Goethe and Byron. Series: British Institute of Persian Studies. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. .
Publisher
I.B. Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848851443
ISBN
9781848851443

€ 89.98
€ 89.83

Hardcover. It is often said that Rumi (aka Jalal al-Din, 1207-73) is the most popular poet in the United States. The main key to Rumi's success is the spiritual appeal of his work. It combines lyrical beauty with philosophical profundity, a sense of rapture and an acute awareness of human suffering in ways which speak directly to contemporary audiences. Editor(s): Washington, Peter. Series: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 116 x 20. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Everyman United Kingdom
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841597690
ISBN
9781841597690

€ 15.99
€ 12.68

Paperback. Num Pages: 343 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXL; CJB; CJBV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 142 x 218 x 20. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S. United States
Number of pages
356
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780781809399
ISBN
9780781809399

€ 36.99
€ 33.35

Paperback. Num Pages: 339 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2BXF; CBDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 185 x 32. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
IBS Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908357571
ISBN
9781908357571

€ 25.99
€ 25.13

Board book. Series: My First Bilingual Book. Num Pages: 24 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2BXF; YBL; YNC. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 165 x 164 x 11. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Milet Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
24
Publication date
2012
Edition
Brdbk Blg
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840597196
ISBN
9781840597196

€ 7.99
€ 7.87

Paperback. Num Pages: 270 pages, 1 black & white tables. BIC Classification: 2BXF; CJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 245 x 175 x 14. Weight in Grams: 488.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138825567
ISBN
9781138825567

€ 71.27

Hardcover. Presents an overview of Persian literature's long and rich historiography. This book reflects the stature and significance of Persian literature as one of the single most important accomplishment of the Iranian experience. Editor(s): Melville, Charles. Series: History of Persian Literature. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVT; 1FC; 1FK; 2BXF; DSB; HBAH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 227 x 163 x 63. Weight in Grams: 1186.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
400
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845119119
ISBN
9781845119119

€ 94.98
€ 94.52

Paperback. Lonely Planet's Farsi Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Farsi phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! Num Pages: 260 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; WTK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 99 x 11. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
Lonely Planet
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781741791341
ISBN
9781741791341

€ 8.34

Paperback. Num Pages: 374 pages, colour illus. BIC Classification: 2BXF; CJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 280 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1260.
Publisher
Mage Publishers
Number of pages
374
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Ist Print on Demand Paperback
Condition
New
SKU
V9781933823515
ISBN
9781933823515

€ 124.88
€ 118.78

Paperback. A breathtaking new collection of translations of poems by Rumi, one of the world's most loved mystical teachers. Beautifully packaged and illustrated with Persian calligraphy, this is an ideal gift for every MBS reader. Num Pages: 128 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DCF; HRLK; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 153 x 9. Weight in Grams: 122.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780722539811
ISBN
9780722539811

€ 9.99
€ 9.43

Hardcover. In the wake of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, Iranian society and culture underwent massive changes. The author presents a comparative analysis of post-revolutionary Iranian cinema as an offshoot of Iranian modernity, and explains its connections with the themes present in traditional Persian poetry and conventional visual arts. Series: International Library of Iranian Studies. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBN; 2BXF; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; 3JMC; APFA; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 146 x 223 x 24. Weight in Grams: 434.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848857414
ISBN
9781848857414

€ 89.98
€ 89.71

Paperback. Num Pages: 372 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; CJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 281 x 217 x 20. Weight in Grams: 872.
Publisher
Mage Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Book II ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781933823706
ISBN
9781933823706

€ 83.24
€ 80.24

Hardcover. The pioneering Iranian poet and filmmaker Forugh Farrokhzad was an iconic figure in her own day and has come to represent the spirit of revolt against patriarchal and cultural norms in 1960s Iran. This title offers a tribute to the work of a remarkable woman which introduces and explains her legacy for a 21st-century audience. Editor(s): Brookshaw, Dominic Parviz; Rahimieh, Nasrin. Series: International Library of Iranian Studies. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16 integrated bw illustrations. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848851559
ISBN
9781848851559

€ 89.98
€ 89.71

Paperback. Editor(s): Perry, John R. Translator(s): Hillmann, Michael C. Num Pages: 172 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBN; 2BXF; CFB; CJB; HBJF1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 229 x 13. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
Mage Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
First Paperback
Condition
New
SKU
V9781933823812
ISBN
9781933823812

€ 31.99
€ 28.84

Hardcover. Presents a creative and analytical study which brings to life the important facets of classical Persian poetry. This book explores the connections between poetry and lived experience. It highlights the role of classical Persian poetry as the 'silk road of the imagination', connecting many polities and diverse ways of life. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 236 x 18. Weight in Grams: 498.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748696925
ISBN
9780748696925

€ 75.66

Hardcover. Panegyric poetry, in both Arabic and Persian, was one of the most important genres of literature in the medieval Middle East and Central Asia. This is an important contribution to the fields of pre-modern Middle Eastern and Central Asian literature and culture. Series: Library of Middle East History. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 2BXF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 224 x 151 x 33. Weight in Grams: 568.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
336
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848853690
ISBN
9781848853690

€ 94.98
€ 94.52

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