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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 444–466.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... —Pynchon (350) L a te in his life, either in the latter decades of the twelfth century or the first decades of the thirteenth, there is evidence that Farid ud-Din Attar, the Sufi mystic and poet, fell afoul of the Persian authorities and was charged with heresy. He had, according to Edward...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2001) 47 (4): 431–443.
Published: 01 December 2001
... ud-Din Attar. Discussing how both Attar and Rush­ die mount a defense of storytelling by resorting to allegory,Teverson looks closely at the particular arguments presented by Haroun in this context. Responding to Srinivas Aravamudan’s criticism that Rushdie’s ideal of free speech in this...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 267–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
...- polation of global mythologies simply reinforces the dominant motif of an inescapably recurrent historical cycle: Keeping in mind Attar’s Qaf, one might note that Attar’s pilgrim returns to the mundane world after his union and annihilation. Given the Hindu references in the text...