The Lover’s Way

Miller, Brian

The Lover’s Way: A Critical Comparison of the Nazm al-Sulúk by Ibn al-Fárid with the Qasídih-yi Varqá’iyyih by Bahá’ulláh

This dissertation explores the textual and thematic relationships between Nazm al-Sulúk, or “Poem of the Way”, by Ibn al-Fárid, Abu al-Qásim `Umar ibn al-Shaykh Abú al-Hasan `Alí ibn al-Murshid ibn `Ali, with the Qasídih-yi Varqá’iyyih, or “Ode of the Dove,” by Mírzá Husayn `Alí Núrí, known as Bahá’ulláh.

PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 2000

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