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Rūmī and the hermeneutics of eroticism, by Mahdi Tourage

Label
Rūmī and the hermeneutics of eroticism
Title
Rūmī and the hermeneutics of eroticism
Statement of responsibility
by Mahdi Tourage
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first systematic examination of the esoteric significance of the bawdy tales and explicit sexual passages present in R?m?'s (d. 1273) ""Mathnaw?, "" a masterpiece of medieval Perso-Islamic mystical literature and theosophic teachings. Using the relevant features of postmodern theories as strategic conceptual tools, and drawing on the recent interpretations of medieval kabbalistic texts, it is a fascinating examination of the link between the dynamics of eroticism and esotericism operative in R?m?'s ""Mathnaw?, "" In some of these bawdy tales, the phallus is used as an esoteric symbol
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tourage, Mahdi
Dewey number
891/.5511
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PK6481.M9
LC item number
T68 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Iran studies,
Series volume
v. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī
  • Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī
  • Sex in literature
  • Eroticism in literature
  • Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī
  • Djalāl al-Dīn Rūmī
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Eroticism in literature
  • Sex in literature
  • Erotik
  • Erotik
  • Esoterik
Label
Rūmī and the hermeneutics of eroticism, by Mahdi Tourage
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Bawdy tales of the Mathnawī in the context of Persian mystical poetry -- The nexus between esotericism and eroticism -- Phallocentric esotericism in the tale of the slave girl who satisfied her sexual urges with her mistress's donkey -- The phallus and the subject -- The hermeneutics of eroticism -- Visions of esoteric secrets in two miniature paintings of the Mathnawī's Bawdy tales
Control code
311317661
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047422730
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004163539.i-260
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311317661
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Rūmī and the hermeneutics of eroticism, by Mahdi Tourage
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Bawdy tales of the Mathnawī in the context of Persian mystical poetry -- The nexus between esotericism and eroticism -- Phallocentric esotericism in the tale of the slave girl who satisfied her sexual urges with her mistress's donkey -- The phallus and the subject -- The hermeneutics of eroticism -- Visions of esoteric secrets in two miniature paintings of the Mathnawī's Bawdy tales
Control code
311317661
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047422730
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004163539.i-260
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311317661
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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