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Poet and Hero in the Persian Book of Kings

Poet and Hero in the Persian Book of Kings( )
Author: Davidson, Olga M.
Series title:Ilex Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Olga M. Davidsonâe(tm)s major reassessment of the classical Persian epic the Shahnama argues that its poet is actually a character in the work who coexists with the heroes and kings celebrated in the poem. Documenting the textâe(tm)s oral performance tradition, Davidson shows that the heroic style of the Shahnama stems from ancient Indo-European traditions.

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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Middle Eastern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 8.892 x 0.424 Inches
Book Weight:0.607 Pounds

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