This publication finds the wealthy, yet more often than not unknown, impact of Sufism on 19th- and early twentieth-century American literature. the interpretation of Persian poets equivalent to Hafiz and Sa di into English and the continued approval for Omar Khayyam provided interesting new religious views to a few of the key American literary figures. As editor Mehdi Aminrazavi notes, those Sufi affects have frequently been subsumed right into a inspiration of jap, mainly Indian, concept and never said as having Islamic roots. This paintings will pay massive recognition to 2 giants of yank literature, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman, who stumbled on a lot suggestion from the Sufi principles they encountered. different canonical figures also are mentioned, together with Mark Twain, Herman Melville, Henry David Thoreau, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, besides literary contemporaries who're lesser identified this present day, reminiscent of Paschal Beverly Randolph, Thomas Lake Harris, and Lawrence Oliphant."
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