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Ferdowsi’s Shāhnāma

Millennial Perspectives

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$17.95 • £14.95 • €16.00

ISBN 9780674726802

Publication Date: 12/23/2013


124 pages

6 x 9 inches

13 halftones

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  • Preface
  • Interweavings of Book and Performance in the Making of the Shāhnāma of Ferdowsi: Extrapolations from the Narrative of the So-Called Bāysonghori Preface [Olga M. Davidson]
  • Ferdowsi’s Dāstān—An Autonomous Narrative Unit? [Anna Krasnowolska]
  • The Legend of Siyāvosh or the Legend of Yusof? [Firuza Abdullaeva]
  • The Story of Furūd in the Shāhnāma and Elsewhere and the Apportionment of Blame [Charles Melville]
  • Shāhnāma Images and Shāhnāma Settings in Medieval Iran [Marianna Shreve Simpson]
  • The Production of Mughal Shāhnāmas: Imperial, Sub-Imperial, and Provincial Manuscripts [Sunil Sharma]
  • Index

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