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As Through a Veil: Mystical Poetry in Islam

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As Through A Veil: Mystical Poetry in Islam - Schimmel, Annemarie
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From the beautiful odes of Jalaluddin Rumi to the whimsy of nonsense verse, this is a detailed and readable introduction to the development of Islamic mystical poetry. Annemarie Schimmel has drawn exhaustively on an enormous range of sources both ancient and modern to create this thorough survey of a unique body of literature. Travelling from continent to continent across the centuries, this fascinating story of Islamic poetry encompasses a wide spectrum of traditions and cultures, from Arabic religious verse to the ...

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As Through A Veil: Mystical Poetry in Islam 2001, ONEWorld Publications

ISBN-13: 9781851682744

2nd Edition, Revised edition

Trade paperback

As Through a Veil: Mystical Poetry in Islam 1982, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231052467

Hardcover