Reorientations: Arabic and Persian poetry
"Quite simply: these are seminal essays.... Distinguished scholarship, erudite, and full of innovative ways of interpreting Arabic and Persian poetry." -- Omar Pound "[This book] reads Arabic and Persian poetry in a refreshingly new and significant way.... raises our understanding... to a new level." -- James T. Monroe Innovative methodologies reorient critical readings of classical Middle Eastern literature.
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