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By E. J. W. Gibb

ISBN-10: 071890396X

ISBN-13: 9780718903961

The heritage of Ottoman Poetry, first released in six volumes among 1900 and 1909, was once the important manufactured from E.J.W. Gibb’s devotion to Ottoman Turkish literature. by the point of his early dying in 1901 simply the 1st quantity had seemed in print. the remaining was once virtually whole and was once obvious during the press by means of Gibb’s pal and literary executor, the Persian pupil E. G. Browne. The historical past was once designed to supply the 1st prolonged account in English of Ottoman literature. the 1st 4 volumes hide 4 developmental levels, principally less than the effect of Persian literature, from round 1300 to the center of the 19th century. The 5th quantity introduces the ‘New university’ of Ottoman poetry produced in Gibb’s personal period and encouraged via French types. The 6th quantity comprises in Ottoman published script the texts of all works quoted in English translation within the prior volumes. No similar research has seemed in English due to the fact that Gibb’s magnum opus. His background of Ottoman Poetry has develop into a vintage paintings that's nonetheless broadly spoke of and useful for college kids, students and someone with a common curiosity in heart jap literature and culture.

Volume III (originally released 1904) covers either the second one a part of the ‘classical age’ of Ottoman poetry, from 1520 to the early 17th century, and the next ‘late classical age’ to c. 1700. In Gibb’s figuring out, this used to be the period of maximum Persian effect upon Ottoman poetry, and used to be at its so much wonderful within the reign of Süleyman (1520-66). nearly all of the main renowned Ottoman poets flourished in those centuries, drawn from all walks of lifestyles and plenty of elements of the empire, from the executive jurisconsult Yahya Efendi (d. 1644) and the executive pass judgement on Baki (d. 1600), to the Nakshbandi sufi Lami’i Çelebi of Bursa (d. 1531), Fuzuli of Baghdad (d. 1556), the Albanian-born soldier Yahya Bey (d. 1575), the satirist Nef’i from Erzurum (executed c. 1635), and the guy of letters from Urfa, Nabi Efendi (d. 1712). moreover, 8 of the preferred verse romances written during this interval are summarised in an appendix.

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