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- DescriptionThis collection examines the roots of the artistic, literary and cultural renaissance of Sufism from the 12th to the 15th centuries. It includes essays on Rumi's poetry and imagery; Sufi music and the idea of ecstacy; sainthood and Neoplatonism; and comparative metaphysics and literature
- Author BiographyLeonard Lewisohn is a Research Associate at the Centre of Near and Middle Eastern Studies at SOAS, University of London, and is Outreach Coordinator at the Department of Academic Research at the Institute of Osmaili Studies, London, where he also teaches Persian. His specialist areas include Persian literature and poetry, Sufism, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. His previous books include Beyond Faith and Infidelity: the Sufi Poetry and Teachings of Mahmud Shabistari.
- PublisherOneworld Publications
- Date of Publication01/06/1999
- GenrePopular Culture & Media: General Interest
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOneworld Publications
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight571 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Edited byLeonard Lewisohn
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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