Abu Al-Ḥasan Al-Shushtarī: Songs of Love and Devotion

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Paulist Press, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 220 pages
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Sensuous,spiritual, and ethereal, this selection of works by the prominent Andalusian Sufi mystic and poet Abû al-Hasan al-Shushtarî (1212-1269) will delight everyone, whether or not they are devotees of Islamic literature.
 

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Contents

Praising God in the Language of Everyday Life
3
Poems and Songs
33
Intoxicated by the Divine
35
Lovecrazed
51
DenudatioStripping Bare
63
Among the Sufis
73
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Lourdes Mara Alvarez is presently associate professor of modern languages, medieval studies, and comparative literature at Catholic University. She has published on a wide range of topics in Arabic and Andalusian literature.

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