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Author Schimmel, Annemarie, 1922-2003.

Title The triumphal sun : a study of the works of Jala©⁺¹́þloddin Rumi / Annemarie Schimmel
Published Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [1993]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 513 pages)
Series Persian studies series ; no. 8
Persian studies series ; no. 8
Contents Foreword / Ehsan Yarshater -- I. The Outward Setting. The Historical Background. Biographical Notes. Poetic Tradition, Inspiration, and Form -- II. Rumi's Imagery. The Sun. The Imagery of Water. The Symbolism of Gardens. Imagery Inspired by Animals. Children in Rumi's Imagery. Imagery from Daily life. The Imagery of Food in Rumi's Poetry. Imagery connected with Diseases. Weaving and Sewing. Divine Calligraphy. Pastimes of the Great. Koranic Imagery. Imagery taken from History and Geography. Imagery taken from Sufi History. The Imagery of Music and Dance -- III. Rumi's Theology. God and His Creation. Man and his position in Rumi's Work. Mowlana's Prophetology. The Spiritual Ladder. The Story of the Chickpeas. The Idea of Love in Rumi's Work
The Problem of Prayer in Jalaloddin's Work -- IV. Mowlana Jalaloddin's Influence in East and West -- Index of images and technical terms -- Index of Koranic quotations and Prophetic Traditions
Notes Previously published: London : East-West Publications. 1980
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [481]-492) and indexes
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Jala al-Din Rum, Maulana, 1207-1273 -- Religion
Jala al-Din Rumi, Maulana, 1207-1273 -- Criticism and interpretation
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585078629 (electronic bk)
9780585078625 (electronic bk)