IIS Interviews Dr Alice Hunsberger Introducing the Publication: Pearls of Persia: The Philosophical Poetry of Nasir-i Khusraw

Interview with Dr Alice Hunsberger on Pearls of Persia: The Philosophical Poetry of Nasir-i Khusraw

Persian literature is famous worldwide for its love poetry and epic traditions. This fifteen minute interview with Dr Alice Hunsberger sheds light on a different side of Persian poetry—the philosophical. Focusing on the finest poet of this genre in her book Pearls of Persia: The Philosophical Poetry of Nasir-i Khusraw, Dr Hunsberger explores the ideas and literary merits of this highly esteemed 11th century (CE) Persian Muslim poet, philosopher, traveler and Ismaili da‘i.

http://www.iis.ac.uk/view_article.asp?ContentID=114992&l=en

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