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By E.J.W. Gibb

The historical past of Ottoman Poetry, first released in six volumes among 1900 and 1909, was once the crucial manufactured from E.J.W. Gibb’s devotion to Ottoman Turkish literature. by the point of his early loss of life in 1901 basically the 1st quantity had seemed in print. the rest used to be virtually entire and was once obvious throughout the press via Gibb’s good friend and literary executor, the Persian pupil E. G. Browne. The background was once designed to supply the 1st prolonged account in English of Ottoman literature. the 1st 4 volumes disguise 4 developmental levels, principally below the impression of Persian literature, from round 1300 to the center of the 19th century. The 5th quantity introduces the ‘New college’ of Ottoman poetry produced in Gibb’s personal period and encouraged through French types. The 6th quantity comprises in Ottoman published script the texts of all works quoted in English translation within the earlier volumes. No related research has seemed in English on account that Gibb’s magnum opus. His background of Ottoman Poetry has turn into a vintage paintings that is nonetheless broadly talked about and important for college kids, students and someone with a common curiosity in heart jap literature and culture.

Volume VI (originally released 1909) completes Gibb’s heritage of Ottoman Poetry. In 378 pages, it includes in published Ottoman script the texts of all of the poems translated via Gibb within the prior 5 volumes, transcribed from originals recovered through Browne from Gibb’s manuscripts and examine papers. a photo of Gibb, taken most likely within the past due Nineties, types the frontispiece of this ultimate volume.

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