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Glimpses of Persian literature

"Ali Asghar Hekmat

Glimpses of Persian literature

being a series of seven extension lectures on different aspects of Iranian thought and literature, delivered under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi, during December, 1954 - March, 1955.

by "Ali Asghar Hekmat

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Published by Iran Society in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persian literature -- History and criticism

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK6097 H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81p.
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15355798M

    The bulk of the surviving Persian literature, however, comes from the times following the Islamic conquest of Persia circa CE. After the Abbasids came to power ( CE), the Persians became the scribes and bureaucrats of the Islamic empire and, increasingly, also its writers and poets. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned.

    Glimpses of Urdu Literature. N. S. Gorekar. Jaico Publishing House, - Urdu literature - 88 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying Urdu Mohsin-ul-Mulk Momin Mughal Muslims Nadvi Nagri character Nath Nawwab nazm Ndmdh North India North Western Provinces Pandit Persian character poems poetic compositions political. of over 2, results for Books: Persian. Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Free UK Delivery by Amazon. FREE Delivery on orders over £10 for books or over £20 for other categories shipped by Amazon (Montessori's book) by Dr Azadeh Nemati and Dr Maria Montessori | 29 Sep out of 5 stars 9. Paperback £

    Full text of "Persian literature; an introduction" See other formats. A Book on Persian Literature. Oct. 25, Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from Octo , Section T, Page 9 Buy Reprints. View on timesmachine.


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Get this from a library. Glimpses of Persian literature: being a series of seven extension lectures on different aspects of Iranian thought and literature, delivered under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi during December, March, [ʻAlī Aṣghar Ḥikmat].

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