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Ebooksclub.org Early Mystics in Turkish Literature Routledgecurzon Sufi Studies

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EARLY MYSTICS INTURKISH LITERATURE
Early Mystics in Turkish Literature 
is a translation and edition of Mehmed Fuad Köprülü’s(1890–1966) Turkish masterpiece
Turk edebiyatinda ilk mutasavviflar 
, originally published in1918 and republished numerous times. Focusing on two great medieval poets, A
r
madYasaw
 c 
in Central Asia and Y
e
nus Emre in Anatolia, it examines the origin and earlyevolution of Turkish literature.Using Arabic and Persian as well as Turkish sources, Köprülü describes the origin of Turkish literature and then attempts to show the continuity in its development betweenCentral Asia and Anatolia. Furthermore, he studies these issues within the broader con-texts of:IslamSusmThe genesis of Turkish culture in the Muslim worldThe Turkish edition of this book was a major contribution to the study of Turkishliterature, enjoying iconic status. The English edition updates and clarifies its detailedreferences, describes the influence of this book on subsequent scholarship, and includes acritique of the author’s methods.
Early Mystics in Turkish Literature 
is essential reading forscholars of Turkish literature and history, Islam, and Sufism.This book has been translated into English by
Gary Leiser
and
Robert Dankoff 
.
Gary Leiser
is the Director of the Travis Air Museum at Travis AFB, California. Hereceived a doctorate in Middle Eastern history from the University of Pennsylvania in1976. He has been engaged in a long-term project of translating into English the majorhistorical works of Mehmed Fuad Köprülü. Among those to have appeared are
Origins of the Ottoman Empire 
and
Some Observations on the Influence of Byzantine Institutions on OttomanInstitutions 
. His other works include the edition and translation, with Noury al-Khaledy, of al-Sulam
 c 
’s thirteenth-century medical text
Questions and Answers for Physicians: A Medieval  Arabic Study Manual 
.
Robert Dankoff 
is Professor of Turkish and Islamic Studies at the University of Chicago. His publications include
 Mahm
d al-K 
shghar 
, Compendium of the Turkic Dialects(D 
nLugh 
t al-Turk)
, edited and translated with introduction and indices in collaboration with James Kelly;
suf Kh 
ss
 jib, Wisdom of Royal Glory (Kutadgu Bilig): A Turko-Islamic Mirror  for Princes 
;
The Intimate Life of an Ottoman Statesman, Melek Ahmad Pasha (1588–1662)
;
Evliya Çelebi in Bitlis 
; and
 An Ottoman Mentality: The World of Evliya Çelebi.
 
ROUTLEDGE SUFI SERIESSeries Editor: Ian Richard Netton
Professor of Arabic Studies University of Leeds 
The Routledge Sufi Series provides short introductions to a variety of facets of thesubject, which are accessible both to the general reader and the student and scholar in thefield. Each book will be either a synthesis of existing knowledge or a distinct contributionto, and extension of, knowledge of the particular topic. The two major underlyingprinciplesof the Series are sound scholarship and readability.BEYOND FAITH ANDINFIDELITYThe Sufi poetry and teaching of Mahmud Shabistari
Leonard Lewisham
 AL-HALLAJ
Herbert W. Mason
RUZBIHAN BAQLIMysticism and the rhetoric of sainthoodin Persian Sufism
Carl W. Ernst 
 ABDULLAH ANSARIOF HERAT An early Sufi Master
 A. G. Ravan Farhadi 
THE CONCEPT OFSAINTHOOD IN EARLYISLAMIC MYSTICISM
 Bernd Radtke and John O’Kane 
SUHRAWARDI AND THESCHOOL OF ILLUMINATION
 Mehdi Amin Razavi 
PERSIAN SUFI POETRY An introduction to the mystical use of classical Persian poems
 J. T. P. de Bruijn
 AZIZ NASAFI
Lloyd Ridgeon
SUFIS AND ANTI-SUFISThe defence, rethinking and rejection of Sufism in the modern world
Elizabeth Sirriyeh 
REVELATION, INTELLECTUALINTUITION AND REASONIN THE PHILOSOPHY OFMULLA SADRA An analysis of the al-hikmahal-
arshiyyah
Zailan Moris 
DIVINE LOVE IN ISLAMICMYSTICISMThe teachings of al-Ghâzalî andal-Dabbâgh
 Binyamin Abrahamov 
STRIVING FOR DIVINE UNIONSpiritual exercises for Suhrawardi Sufis
Qamar-ul Huda 
 A PSYCHOLOGY OF EARLYSUFI SAMÂListening and altered states
Kenneth S. Avery
MUSLIM SAINTS OFSOUTH ASIAThe eleventh to fifteenth centuries
 Anna Suvorova 
SUFI VISIONARY OF OTTOMANDAMASCUS
 Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi, 1641–1731
Elizabeth Sirriyeh 
SUFI RITUALThe parallel universe
Ian Richard Netton
EARLY MYSTICS IN TURKISHLITERATURE
 Mehmed Fuad Köprülü Translated, edited and with an introduction byGary Leiser and Robert Dankoff 

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