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This new edition of a classic work contains five lectures from a world-renowned scholar on the development of Islamic mystical poetry, from individual Sufi poets like the legendary Rumi, to the intricacies of sacred verse and the joys of nonsense poetry.
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Annemarie Schimmel (7 April 1922 – 26 January 2003) was an influential German Orientalist and scholar who wrote extensively on Islam and Sufism.
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