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Title Historical anthology of Kazan Tatar verse : voices of eternity / edited and translated by David J. Matthews and Ravil Bukharaev
Published Richmond, Surrey : Curzon, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; List of Illustrations; A Note on Transcription; A Note on the Translation; Map of the Region; HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION; Volga-Bulgaria (before 1236); The Rise and Fall of the Golden Horde (1256-1400); The Kazan Khanate (1436-1552); Tatar Poetry of the Russian Empire (18th-19th Centuries); The Lake of Swans; VOLGA-BULGARIA TO THE GOLDEN HORDE: 12th-14th CENTURIES; Kol Gali (Qul 'Alī (1183-1236); The dream of Malik; The conclusion of the poem; The poem of Edighey (14th century); Hisam Kyatib (14th century)
A poor lifeSlander; Arrogance; Gabdulla ('Abdulālh) Tukai (1886-1913); The Haymarket; The Shuraleh; Muhammad Zakir Rameev 'Derdmend' (1895-1921); I could not even sprinkle my pale shroud; My only hope is Allah; Autumn; The ship; Sometimes; Sagit Rameev (1880-1926); Deceived; SOVIET AND CONTEMPORARY VERSE FROM 1917 ONWARDS; Hadi Taktash (1901-1931); The angels of death; On a dark night; Consolation; Kazan; Zagira (Za'ira) Baichurina (1880-1962); Flax; Temptation; Iffat Tutash (Zabida Burnasheva) (1895- 1977); The Volga; I search; To the heart; Hasan Tufan (1900-1981); Storm, do not abate
Preface to the HikmetOn rich people; THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE: 18th-19th CENTURIES; Gabderrahim ('Abdurrahīm) Utyz Imyani (1754-1836); What it means to be a Jigit; Friendship; Munajat; From 'Advice on the cleansing of the thoughts'; From 'The gifts of time'; Abelmanikh Kargaly (1782-1833?); A wasted life; Ignorance; Hibatullah Salikhov (1794-1867); A tale with a moral; Gabdeijabbar ('Abdul Jabbār) Kandaly (1797-1860); The mulla and his wife; From 'Sahibjamal'; Gali ('AIī Chokri (1826-1889); The sacking of Bolgar; In praise of Kazan; Lines on his own verse; Yakov Yemelyanov (1848-1893); Grief
The Skull KingAnonymous (14th century); The Severed Head; Saif-i Sarai (c. 1321-1396); The Dawn Qasīda; Ghazals; THE KAZAN KHANATE: 15th-17th CENTURIES; Muhammad Amin (Amīn) (1460-1518); The calamity; Ömmi Kamal (second half of the 15th century); Spring; Kol Sharif (d. 1552); Ghazal; Muhammedyar, also known as Mahmiud Khojī (16th century); The fate of a girl; On goodness; A dialogue between the poet and his heart; A husband and wife who spun and sold their yarn; On generosity; Mevla (Maulā) Koiy (17th century); On tramps; Love, passion and morality; On kinsmen; This world
The stormBut even so we trust and wait; But just suppose he comes one day; The Caspian shore; Not to leave; Tomb; Musa Jalil (1906-1944); The first rain; Poet; My songs; Obsessive thoughts; The last song; The bell; Fatih Karim (1900-1945); Autumn rain; Snowdrop; Sibgat Hakim (1911-1986); Why does war persist in haunting me?; Go off to England!; Lebyazhe in the autumn; Light and shade; Thirst; Nuri Arslanov (1912-1991); At times; Ahmed Yerikei (1902-1967); Sumbul; The Lacemaker; You and I are not the same; Enver Davydov (1919-1968); Love; My pen; Sajida Suleimanova (1926-1980)
Summary This anthology expounds the rich history of Kazan Tatar poetry, which has its beginnings in the early 12th century. Poets bear witness to the cultural, political as well as spiritual history of their nations, and in this sense, the history of poetry is the history of the nation. The authors try to single out the main themes of Kazan Tatar poetry in every epoch and period of time, the most penetrating of which is the theme of forceful alienation from one's motherland. The anthology unfolds against a rich and colourful background of social, cultural and political settings of each epoch, and pres
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Subject Tatar poetry -- Translations into English
Tatar poetry -- History and criticism
Tatarstan (Russia) -- Civilization
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bukharaev, Ravilʹ.
Matthews, David (David John), 1942-
ISBN 1136814655