Courtly Riddles: Enigmatic Embellishments in Early Persian Poetry (Paperback)
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Courtly Riddles: Enigmatic Embellishments in Early Persian Poetry (Paperback)

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Paperback 258 Pages / Published: 30/08/2007
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This book is the first study of Persian literary riddles to appear in English. It translates and analyses a wide range of complex riddling poems from the tenth to the twelfth centuries, including the masters of the genre. It also analyses the relationship between metaphors and riddles and the genre of literary description.

Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 9781557534675
Number of pages: 258
Dimensions: 241 x 165 mm

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