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Author Homerin, Th. Emil, 1955-

Title Passion before me, my fate behind : Ibn al-Farid and the poetry of recollection / Th. Emil Homerin
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2011

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 314 pages)
Contents Passion Before Me, My Fate Behind -- Passion Before Me, My Fate Behind -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Plan of the Work -- On Translation, Transliteration, Pronunciation, and Time -- Introduction -- Life -- On the Sufi Path -- Words of Love and Longing -- Luminaries -- Chapter 1: Mystical Improvisations -- Master Poet -- Homage to al-Mutanabbı -- Transformations -- Riddles and RubÄ?'ıyÄ?t -- Chapter 2: Loveâ€?s Secrets -- Tryst -- Love Talk -- Hymns of Devotion -- Sun and Full Moon
€œYou Have Been Rememberedâ€? Chapter 3: Joined at the Crossroads -- The Changing Ode -- Sacred Fire -- Turn Aside at TÌ£ai -- Holy Pilgrimage -- “Greetings from Su'Ä?dâ€? -- Chapter 4: The Belovedâ€?s Wine -- Blood-Red Wine -- A Liberated Spirit -- Two Intoxications -- Drunk by a Glance -- Immortal Wine -- Wine of the Covenant -- Chapter 5: Poem of the Sufi Way in “Tâ€?â€?Major -- The Great Ode -- Together Alone -- Shifting Guises -- Loveâ€?s Sweet Season -- Spirit and Matter -- Yesterdayâ€?s Tomorrow -- Manifest Sites
Shadow Play Poet and Guide -- Covering Reality -- Two Masters -- Conclusion: The Poetry of Recollection -- I But not “Me� -- Content and Form -- Beginning to End -- Meditation and Recollection -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ibn al-Fāriḍ, ʻUmar ibn ʻAlī, 1181 or 1182-1235 -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Ibn al-Fāriḍ, ʻUmar ibn ʻAlī, 1181 or 1182-1235 fast
Ibn-al-Fāriḍ, ʻUmar Ibn-ʻAlī. (DE-588c)4212397-5. swd
Subject Sufi poetry, Arabic -- History and criticism
LITERARY CRITICISM -- African.
Sufi poetry, Arabic
Lyrik
Sufismus
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781438439020
1438439024