Poetry and mysticism in Islam : the heritage of Rūmī

edited by Amin Banani, Richard Hovannisian, and Georges Sabagh

Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi was one of the greatest poets and mystics of the Islamic world. He was born in Balkh (Korasan) in AD 1207 and died in Konya (Turkey) in AD 1273. This book is an examination of his spiritual and literary heritage. As Annemarie Schimmel, the recipient of the Eleventh Giorgio Della Vida Award in Islamic Studies, has written, 'no other mystic and poet from the Islamic world is as well known in the West as Rumi', and she, more than any Western scholar, is his most celebrated and eloquent interpreter. The scholars who Professor Schimmel has invited to share in her tribute have all added new dimensions to an understanding of Rumi and to his impact on the Islamic world.

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  • 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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書名 Poetry and mysticism in Islam : the heritage of Rūmī
著作者等 Banani, Amin
Giorgio Levi Della Vida Conference
Hovannisian, Richard G.
Sabagh, Georges
シリーズ名 Giorgio Levi Della Vida conferences
出版元 Cambridge University Press
刊行年月 1994
ページ数 ix, 204 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 052145476X
NCID BA24699364
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国