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Court poets of Iran and India

Rustom Pestonji Masani

Court poets of Iran and India

an anthology of wit and verse

by Rustom Pestonji Masani

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Published by New book company in Bombay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persian poetry -- Translations into English.,
  • Persian poetry -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. P. Masani.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK6434 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 202 p.
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6395363M
    LC Control Number39031640
    OCLC/WorldCa2300510

    Kālidāsa was a Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language of India. His plays and poetry are primarily based on the Vedas, the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Puranas. His surviving works consist of three plays, two epic poems and two shorter : Sanskrit drama, Classical literature. This is an nice overview of the history of Iran, from the time of Cyrus the Great to about It is well written and highly readable. The subtitle “Empire of the Mind” denotes some emphasis on cultural aspects of Iran, as well as the history of the country and the various dynasties who have ruled the area that was once referred to as Persia/5(79).

      Poetry hasn’t solved that rift, but it has allowed me to articulate it, and as the prospect of war with Iran grows once again, I feel the pull of poetry, and in particular the pull of that slender, battered book by Forugh : Jasmin Darznik. Women poets and authors have been producing important literary works in Persian for centuries. Medieval works by women covered themes ranging from love and humor to rebellion and sorrow, often expressed in a more intimate and personalized manner than poetry written by their male counterparts. Today, works by women authors almost equals those of men, often outselling .

    India-Iran: When The King Of Persia Hosted Rabindranath Tagore. As can be deduced, the itinerary of Tagore’s trip through Iran was deeply marked by the author-poet’s familiarity with Persian history as well his curiosity about Iran’s new regime. This curiosity was probably answered to some degree on May 2, when he finally met Reza Shah. Persian literature, body of writings in New Persian (also called Modern Persian), the form of the Persian language written since the 9th century with a slightly extended form of the Arabic alphabet and with many Arabic loanwords. The literary form of New Persian is known as Farsī in Iran, where it is the country’s official language, and as Darī in Afghanistan (where it and Pashto are.


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