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Author Tourage, Mahdi.

Title Rūmī and the hermeneutics of eroticism / by Mahdi Tourage
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 260 pages) : illustrations
Series Iran studies, 1569-7401 ; v. 2
Iran studies ; v. 2
Contents The Bawdy tales of the Mathnawī in the context of Persian mystical poetry -- The nexus between esotericism and eroticism -- Phallocentric esotericism in the tale of the slave girl who satisfied her sexual urges with her mistress's donkey -- The phallus and the subject -- The hermeneutics of eroticism -- Visions of esoteric secrets in two miniature paintings of the Mathnawī's Bawdy tales
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-242) and index
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Subject Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273. Mas̲navī.
Eroticism in literature.
Sex in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9047422732 (electronic bk.)
9789047422730 (electronic bk.)