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The World of Persian Literary Humanism


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The World of Persian Literary Humanism - Dabashi, Hamid
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What does it mean to be human? Humanism has mostly considered this question from a Western perspective. Through a detailed examination of a vast literary tradition, Hamid Dabashi asks that question anew, from a non-European point of view. The answers are fresh, provocative, and deeply transformative. This groundbreaking study of Persian humanism presents the unfolding of a tradition as the creative and subversive subconscious of Islamic civilization. Exploring how 1,400 years of Persian literature have taken up the question ...

The World of Persian Literary Humanism 2012, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674066717