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978-1-85782-161-1 / 9781857821611

Layla and Majnun: The Classic Love Story of Persian Literature

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Publisher:Blake Publishing, Ltd.

Edition:Hardcover

Language:English

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The text is a prose rendition of Nizami's 12th-century poetic masterpiece, in which he reshapes the legends of Majnun, the quintessential romantic fool, into a tale of the ideal lover. For the Sufis, Majnun represents the perfect devotee of the "religion of the heart," and the story is an allegory of the soul's longing for God. This is a beautiful production, and it includes a final chapter newly translated from the Persian by Omid Safi and Zia Inayat Khan.

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