The Kasîdah (couplets) of Hâjî Abdû al-Yezdî [pseud.]

  • 42 Pages
  • 2.91 MB
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by
H. J. Cook , London
ContributionsBurton, Isabel, Lady, 1831-1896.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4349.B52 K3 1900
The Physical Object
Pagination6 numb. l., 2 l., 42 numb. l.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23401565M
LC Control Number27006728

The KASÎDAH was composed on Burton’s return journey from Mecca, although published later around the same time as his other books. The KASÎDAH stands out from Burton’s other works in that its style and content is strongly Sufic in character/5(4).

The Kasidah was written by Burton in and published in English in The poem’s preface indicates that it was written ‘in advance of its time’. It is a beautiful, moving work and conjures up images of the desert as well as provoking thoughts concerning the origins of the way we think and act today – little has changed in the.

The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi translates to "Lay of the Higher Law". The Kasidah was a distillation of Sufi thought. Burton hoped to bring the ideas of Surfism to the West. This book has a biography for the assumed author as well as notes on the poem by: The Kasîdah book. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine.

Occasionally the text of a book will be put into The Kasîdah book specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting.

Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of 4/5. Book Description: "This was written by Sir Richard Burton under the pseudonym of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi after his return from Mecca in Observant readers will note that the Kasidah The Kasîdah book many references to 19th Century scientific and philosophical concepts, most notably the evolution of species.

Nonetheless, it is a Sufi text to the core Reviews: 7. 1st Edition Book THE KASIDAH by Sir Richard Burton. $ +$ shipping. Make Offer - 1st Edition Book THE KASIDAH by Sir Richard Burton. THE PICTURE-POETRY BOOK-RARE ILLUSTRATED BY LOIS MAILOU JONES. $ +$ shipping. Arabic qaṣīda means "intention" and the genre found use as a petition to a patron.

A qaṣīda has a single presiding subject, logically developed and concluded. Often it is a panegyric, written in praise of a king or a nobleman, a genre known as madīḥ, meaning "praise".

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The KASÎDAH stands out from Burton’s other works in The Kasidah book its style and content is strongly Sufic in character/5(3). Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 68 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in Description. This was written by Sir Richard Burton under the pseudonym of Hâjî Abdû El-Yezdî after his return from Mecca in Buy the Paperback Book The Kasidah by Richard Burton atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and. This was written by Sir Richard Burton under the pseudonym of Hâjî Abdû El-Yezdî after his return from Mecca in Observant readers will note that the Kasîdah contains many references to 19th Century scientific and philosophical concepts, most notably the evolution of species.

Nonetheless, it is a Sufi text to the core, and one of the few instances of Burton writing in the first. PUBLISHER'SNOTE ThatTheKasidahofSirRichardFrancisBurtonwilleventually ranknextafterFitz-Gerald'sRuhdiydtisnotnecessarilyanuncritical affirmation.

The KASÎDAH was composed on Burton’s return journey from Mecca, although published later around the same time as his other KASÎDAH stands out from Burton’s other works in that its style and content is strongly Sufic in well known Sufi teacher and scholar Idries Shah has called the KASÎDAH one of the most interesting productions of Western Sufi literature, and.

No Jacket. The Kasidah of Haji Abdu is widely considered an invention of Sir Richard Francis Burton. In a note to the reader, Burton claims to be the translator and that he received the manuscript from his friend Haji Abdu, an native of Persia.

The Kasidah is a distillation of Sufi thought which Burton tried to introduce to the West. The kasîdah (couplets) of Hâjî Abdû el-Yezdî, a lay of the higher law: Author: Sir Richard Francis Burton: Publisher: Bernard Quaritch, Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: Length: 33 pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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Amin Munir-ud-Din Shams Additional Wakilut-Tasnif, London 28 May The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi is a long poem written by "Haji Abdu El-Yezdi," who was an invention by the true author Sir Burton.

The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi translates to "Lay of the Higher Law". The Kasidah was a distillation of Sufi thought. Burton hoped to bring the ideas of Surfism to the West. Condition: The book is in as-new Author: Sir Richard Burton. Observant readers will note that the Kasîdah contains many references to 19th Century scientific and philosophical concepts, most notably the evolution of species.

Nonetheless, it is a Sufi text to the core, and one of the few instances of Burton writing in the first person about his belief system, albeit under the cloak of pseudonymity. The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi translates to “Lay of the Higher Law”. The Kasidah was a distillation of Sufi thought.

Burton hoped to bring the ideas of Surfism to the West.

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This book has a biography for the assumed author as well as notes on the poem itself. The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi is a long poem written by "Haji Abdu El-Yezdi," who was an invention by the true author Sir Burton. The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi translates to "Lay of the Higher Law".

The Kasidah was a distillation of Sufi thought. Burton hoped to bring the ideas of Surfism to the West. Condition: The book is in as-new. William Andrew Pogany (born Vilmos András Pogány; Aug – J ) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books.

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His contemporaries include C. Coles Phillips, Joseph Clement Coll, Edmund Dulac, Harvey Dunn, Walter Everett, Harry Rountree, Sarah Stilwell Weber, and N.C. Wyeth. He is best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables.

The Kasidah is a must-read for anyone serious about Richard Francis Burton's life and work. Spiritually, he was born Anglican, converted to Islam (though his family denies it), married a Roman Catholic, and even went so far as to visit Salt Lake City to see about polygamy (note: he was unhappy that LDS Church members abstain from alcohol).Reviews: 7.

The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Richard Francis Burton, english geographer, explorer, pastry chef, translator, writer, soldier () This ebook presents «The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi», from Richard Francis Burton.

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The Kasidah expresses Burton's life philosophy, stark, with a terrible beauty. It has been called his spiritual autobiography. More than any of his many other works, it reveals the heart and mind of this brilliant and amazing man.

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The Kasîdah contains many references to 19th Century scientific and philosophical concepts, most notably the evolution of species. Nonetheless, it is a Sufi text to the core, and one of the few instances of Burton writing in the first person about his belief system, albeit under the cloak of pseudonymity.

The Kasidah Of Haji Abdul El-Yezdi by Sir Richard Burton "This was written by Sir Richard Burton under the pseudonym of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi after his return from Mecca in Observant readers will note that the Kasidah contains many references to 19th Century scientific and philosophical concepts, most notably the evolution of : Appspublisher.

According to Wikipedia: "The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi is a long poem written by "Haji Abdu El-Yezdi," who is widely considered an invention by the true author, Sir Richard Francis Burton. In a note to the reader, Burton claims to be the translator of the poem, to .Description.

Featuring the beautiful artwork of Willy Pogany, this illustrated 3 Volume set includes The Kasidah by Sir Richard Burton, along with The Light of Asia and The Song Celestial by Sir Edwin Arnold. Published by the David McKay Company in Philadelphia betweenthese matching editions are black cloth binding featuring illustrated pastedowns with silver border.The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû El-Yezdî () is a long English-language poem written by "Hâjî Abdû El-Yezdî", a pseudonym of the true author, Sir Richard Francis Burton (), a well-known British Arabist and explorer.

In a note to the reader, Burton claims to be the translator of the poem, to which he gives the English title "Lay of the Higher Law." It is thus a pseudotranslation.