E.J.W. Gibb's A History of Ottoman Poetry Volume VI: Turkish Texts: 6 PDF

By E.J.W. Gibb

ISBN-10: 0906094623

ISBN-13: 9780906094624

The heritage of Ottoman Poetry, first released in six volumes among 1900 and 1909, was once the significant fabricated from E.J.W. Gibb’s devotion to Ottoman Turkish literature. by the point of his early loss of life in 1901 simply the 1st quantity had seemed in print. the rest was once nearly entire and used to be visible throughout the press by means of Gibb’s good friend and literary executor, the Persian student E. G. Browne. The heritage was once designed to supply the 1st prolonged account in English of Ottoman literature. the 1st 4 volumes conceal 4 developmental levels, principally less than the impression of Persian literature, from round 1300 to the center of the 19th century. The 5th quantity introduces the ‘New college’ of Ottoman poetry produced in Gibb’s personal period and encouraged by way of French versions. The 6th quantity includes in Ottoman revealed script the texts of all works quoted in English translation within the past volumes. No related learn has seemed in English for the reason that Gibb’s magnum opus. His background of Ottoman Poetry has develop into a vintage paintings that's nonetheless generally stated and priceless for college students, students and an individual with a normal curiosity in center jap literature and culture.

Volume VI (originally released 1909) completes Gibb’s background of Ottoman Poetry. In 378 pages, it comprises in published Ottoman script the texts of the entire poems translated by means of Gibb within the earlier 5 volumes, transcribed from originals recovered by way of Browne from Gibb’s manuscripts and examine papers. a photo of Gibb, taken most likely within the past due Eighteen Nineties, varieties the frontispiece of this ultimate volume.

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