Ottoman Literature: The Poets and Poetry of Turkey
Elias John Wilkinson Gibb
M.W. Dunne, 1901 - Turkish poetry - 351 pages
An anthology of notable poetry and poets in the history of Turkey. Some discussion of the general character, the verse-form, the meters, and the development of Ottoman poetry is included in the beginning of the collection.
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