Essays on Nima Yushij : : animating modernism in Persian poetry / / edited by Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak and Kamran Talattof.

Through several groundbreaking critical articles on the question of poetic modernity in Persian new verse, this book focuses on the life and works of Nima Yushij (1887-1960), a major modernist Iranian poet. The articles situate Nima's life firmly within the context of early 20th century Iranian...

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Superior document:Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures ; Volume 31
Place / Publishing House:Leiden, The Netherlands ;, Boston : : Brill,, [2004]
Year of Publication:2004
Series:Brill studies in Middle Eastern literatures ; Volume 31.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction: Nima Yushij and the Millennium-old Tradition of Persian Poetry
  • Nima Yushij: A Life
  • Ideology and Self-Portrayal in the Poetry of Nima Yushij
  • From Allegory to Symbol: Emblems of Nature in the Poetry of Nima Yushij
  • "To tell another tale of mournful terror": Three of Nima's Songs of the Night
  • Love: Nima's Dialogue with Hafez
  • The Space Between Voices: Nima Yushij and the Receding Signified
  • Intertextual Influences and Intracultural Contacts: History and Memory in the Poetry of Akhavan-sales and Wasef Bakhtari
  • "The Saint's Tomb": The Birth, Death, and Renaissance of a Tradition
  • National and International Recognition of Nima Yushij: A Sort of Bibliography, a Bibliography of Sorts
  • Index.