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Yunus Emre: Selected Poems

£39.99

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Large format hardback with red cloth covers and gilt titles on the front and spine, in 'as new' condition. Unclipped dust jacket is in 'fine' condition. Red card slipcase has light shelfwear but also has some surface soiling near the top and base. Yunus Emre (1240?–1320?) was a Turkish poet and Sufi mystic. He has exercised immense influence on Turkish literature, from his own day until the present. He is one of the first known poets to have composed works in the spoken Turkish of his own age and region rather than in Persian or Arabic. The poems of Sultan Yunus Emre — despite being fairly simple on the surface — evidence his skill in describing quite abstruse mystical concepts in a clear way. He remains a popular figure in a number of countries, stretching from Azerbaijan to the Balkans. His poems, written in the tradition of Anatolian folk poetry, mainly concern divine love as well as human destiny. Heavy book.

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Fine condition
Author(s):
Emre, Yunus
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
35.5cm x 24cm
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
183
Publisher:
Ministry of Culture, Turkish Republic

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Large format hardback with red cloth covers and gilt titles on the front and spine, in 'as new' condition. Unclipped dust jacket is in 'fine' condition. Red card slipcase has light shelfwear but also has some surface soiling near the top and base. Yunus Emre (1240?–1320?) was a Turkish poet and Sufi mystic. He has exercised immense influence on Turkish literature, from his own day until the present. He is one of the first known poets to have composed works in the spoken Turkish of his own age and region rather than in Persian or Arabic. The poems of Sultan Yunus Emre — despite being fairly simple on the surface — evidence his skill in describing quite abstruse mystical concepts in a clear way. He remains a popular figure in a number of countries, stretching from Azerbaijan to the Balkans. His poems, written in the tradition of Anatolian folk poetry, mainly concern divine love as well as human destiny. Heavy book.

Added value:
Fine condition
Author(s):
Emre, Yunus
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
35.5cm x 24cm
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
183
Publisher:
Ministry of Culture, Turkish Republic

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