As Through A Veil: Mystical Poetry in Islam by Annemarie Schimmel

By Annemarie Schimmel

A historical past of mystical Islamic poetry, not just in Arabic and Persian, but additionally within the well known folks traditions of nearby vernacular languages, together with a bankruptcy on Rumi and Sufi poetry

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