May 11th, 2010

Иван Дурак

Iraj Dehghan (University of Illinois), "JAMI'S SALAMAN AND ABSAL"

One of the curious poetical works of 15th century Iran is Jami's[1] rendering of the allegory of "Salaman and Absal".[2]
The purpose of this paper is to:
1. search for the source or sources of the allegory and its different versions and
2. discuss Jami's artistic achievement and to explore the quality of his poetry, particularly in this poem.
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