Azerbaijani women poet-minstrels: women ashiqs from the eighteenth century to the present

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Edwin Mellen Press, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 210 pages
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"... a comprehensive analysis of women in a bardic genre in a little known region of the world."

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Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Three The Origins of Asiq Arts
Chapter Four Astq Arts in Performance

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About the author (2008)

Dr. Anna C. Oldfield is Visiting Professor of Comparative Literature and a Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian Studies at Hamilton College. She earned her Ph.D in Languages and Cultures of Asia at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.