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Abstract:
The writings of the Bab have implications for the "plastic" arts; significance for native traditions; relevance to the performing arts; and the concept of refinement which comes across in both the person and the writings of the Báb.
Notes:
Paper slightly updated in July 2014. Mirrored with permission from irfancolloquia.org/97/momen_refinement.

Perfection and Refinement:
Towards an Aesthetics of the Bab

by Moojan Momen

published in Lights of Irfan, 12, pages 221-243
Wilmette, IL: Haj Mehdi Armand Colloquium, 2011
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