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Lyrics of LifeSa'di on Love, Cosmopolitanism and Care of the Self$
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Fatemeh Keshavarz

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780748696925

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696925.001.0001

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At the Brink of Writing: Which Doors to Open First?

At the Brink of Writing: Which Doors to Open First?

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(p.1) 1 At the Brink of Writing: Which Doors to Open First?
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Lyrics of Life
Author(s):

Fatemeh Keshavarz

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696925.003.0001

The chapter opens with the author’s earliest encounter with Sa’di’s poetry developing into an academic project over time. The main topics include the city of Shiraz in Sa’di’s time, his decades of travel, and the diversity of his poetic legacy. The reception of his work in his own time, as well as in the modern times, is also discussed.

Keywords:   Sa’di, reception, Goals and methods of the study, Sa’di, life and work, Shiraz in Sa’di’s time

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