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The Shahnameh: The Persian Epic as World Literature

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Hamid Dabashi insightfully traces the history, authorship, poetic significance, complicated legacy, and enduring significance of the Iranian epic poem the Shahnameh . In addition to explaining what makes it such a distinctive literary work, he makes a powerful case that we need to rethink the notion of "world literature" in light of the Shahnameh .

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The Shahnameh: The Persian Epic as World Literature
2019, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231183444

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