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Literary Imitation in Three Poems Attributed to Tahirih Qurrat al-ʿAyn

AuthorSahba Shayani
Title of item
Literary Imitation in Three Poems Attributed to Tahirih Qurrat al-ʿAyn
Parent publication   Hawwa
Publisher of this ed.
Leiden: Brill
Date of this edition 2023-12
Permission Open copyright (see Baha'i Reference Library sharing terms, BIC copyright statement, and uhj_permission_electronic_texts)
Posted 2024-02-06 by Arjen Bolhuis
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract The poetry of Tahirih has largely been ignored by historians, partly from politico-religious intolerance, but also because of a lack of detailed information and primary sources; comparison of three of her most famous istiqbál poems.
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Full volume: Hawwa, Volume 21 (2023): Issue 4 (Dec 2023): Special Issue: “From the Seed of Love We Sow”: Further Research on Tahirih Qurrat al-'Ayn, edited by Omid Ghaemmaghami and Sasha Dehghani.

Tags Adam and Eve; Arabic language; Creation; Equality; Fatimah (daughter of Muhammad); Gender; Hafez (Hafiz); Heart; Heaven and hell; Love (general); Lover and the Beloved; Nasirid-Din Shah; Pen (metaphor); Persian language; Persian literature; Poetry; Return; Rumi (Mevlana); Self-annihilation (fana); Sufism; Tahirih; Trinity; Wine (symbol); Women
Locations Iran (documents)
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