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A literary history of Persia

Edward Granville Browne

A literary history of Persia

from the earliest times until Firdawsi.

by Edward Granville Browne

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Published by T. Fisher Unwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography & index.

SeriesLibrary of Literary History
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,521p. ;
Number of Pages521
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18664364M


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Edward Granville Browne ( – ), born in Stouts Hill, Uley, Gloucestershire, England, was a British orientalist who published numerous articles and books of academic value, mainly in the areas of history and literature.

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Dec 12,  · About the Book. There are four volumes to this history that cover Persian literature, starting from Ferowsi's 'Shahnahmeh' which is kind of a national epic, to the s when Browne was in Persia. Oct 31,  · This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

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0 Reviews. Preview this book. A literary history of Persia by Edward Granville Browne; 15 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Specimens, reproductions, Illumination of books and manuscripts, English literature, Translations into English, Translations from Persian, Facsimiles, History and criticism, Persian literature, Persian Manuscripts, Specimens; Places: Persia; Times: CE.

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As an overview of Persian literature from the earliest times until Firdawsi, it continues to be a valuable reference. The classic work on the subject, A Literary History of Persia is still the standard work in the English language on Persia and her literature.

It spans four volumes (2, pages) and took about twenty-five years to write. Although it concentrates on Persian literature, it also surveys all aspects of Persian culture from Iranian pre-history to the twentieth century.

It is a pioneering work on the practice of Persian literary historiography and the emergence and development of Persian literature as a distinct institution in the early part of the 20th century. It contends that the exemplary status of Sabk-shinasi rests on the recognition of its. From the tenth century to the late nineteenth century, historical writing became one of the most revered and important literary traditions in the Persian language.

These works were often written in prose as well as in verse. Subjects covered include travel literature, world history, current events, and traditional subjects such as the history of Islamic civilization.

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Manuscripts, Persian. Illumination of books and manuscripts. Persian literature. Jul 23,  · A Literary History of Persia by Edward G. Browne,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Literary History of Persia: Edward G. Browne: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(20).

Persian literature, body of writings in New Persian (also called Modern Persian), the form of the Persian language written since the 9th century with a slightly extended form of the Arabic alphabet and with many Arabic loanwords.

The literary form of New Persian is known as Farsī in Iran, where it. Buy A Literary History of Persia by Edward Granville Browne online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 11 editions - starting at $ Shop masternode-world.com Range: $ - $ A Literary History of Persia remains a classic work in English on the subject.

Spanning four volumes it concentrates on Persian literature, but it also surveys many aspects of Persian culture from pre-history to the twentieth century. In A Year Among the Persians () he wrote a sympathetic portrayal of Persian society.

After his death in it was reprinted and became a classic in English travel literature. He also published the first volume of A Literary History of Persia in with subsequent volumes in, and It remains a standard authority. Browne's famous work, first published inwas the essential text on literary history in Persian studies for many years.

As an overview of Persian literature from the earliest times until Firdawsi, it continues to be a valuable reference.

of the Literary History of Persia, just as this, which deals with the last four centuries (A.D. ), and is entitled, as foreshadowed in the same Preface (p. ix), A History of Persian Literature in Modern Times, is to be regarded as the fourth and last volume of the work.

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T he seminal work of Persian literature is the Shahnameh, an epic poem that recounts the history of pre-Islamic Persia or Iranshahr (Greater Iran). The Shahnameh contains 62 stories, told in chapters with 50, rhyming couplets.

Jul 16,  · Nearly a hundred years since its publication, E. Browne's A Literary History of Persia remains a classic work in English on the subject.

Spanning four volumes, it took Browne over 25 years to write and whilst it concentrates on Persian literature, it surveys many aspects of Persian culture from pre-history to the twentieth century/5(7).

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Percy Molesworth Sykes (–) was a British soldier, diplomat, and author who wrote several important books about Persia (present-day Iran) and neighboring countries, including Ten Thousand Miles in Persia (), The Glory of the Shia World (), and this two-volume A History of Persia.

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Español; Help Help, opens a new window. Persian literature spans two and a half millennia, though much of the pre-Islamic material has been lost.

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