Overview:Nightingales and Pleasure Gardens: Turkish Love Poems - Middle East Literature In Translation - The earliest Turkish verses, dating from the sixth century A.D., were love lyrics. Since the love has dominated the Turks' poetic modes and moods - pre-Islamic, Ottoman classic, folk, modern. In style, form and sensibility, this collection offers a broad spectrum: virtual all types and varieties are represented here. The English versions are loyal to the originals and strive to be authentic poems in English. Here are lyrics from pre-Islamic Central Asia, passages from epics, mystical ecstasies of such thirteenth-century figures as Rumi and Yunus Emre, classical poems of the Ottoman Empire (including Suleyman the Magnificent and women courtly poets), lilting folk poems and the work of the legendary communist Nazim Hikmet (who is arguably Turkey's most famous poet internationally) and the greatest living Turkish poet, Fazil Husnu Daglarca. The verses in this collection are true to the Turkish spirit as well as universal in the appeal. They show how Turks praise and satirize love, how they see it as a poetic experience Poetry was for many centuries the premier Turkish genre and love its predominant them Some of the best expressions of that happy coalescence can be found in this volume.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726440-9780815608356. It was written by the following authors: Talat Halman. Book Nightingales and Pleasure Gardens: Turkish Love Poems - Middle East Literature In Translation, which can be read online, published by the company: Syracuse University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Poetry, Drama, Criticism. The book was published on 2005-06-30 00:00:00. It has 159 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 272 g. File for download Nightingales and Pleasure Gardens: Turkish Love Poems - Middle East Literature In Translation has PDF format and is called nightingales-and-pleasure-gardens-turkish-love-poems-middle-east-literature-in-translation.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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