By E.J.W. Gibb
Volume IV (originally released 1905) covers Ottoman poets of the eighteenth and early 19th centuries, a interval appeared by means of Gibb as one in all transition among the classical age of the 16th and 17th centuries, and that of the trendy tuition starting round 1860. Persian affects upon Ottoman verse started to collapse to extra Turkish kinds, the Ottomans having grown weary of being, in accordance with Gibb, ‘the parrots of the Persians’. the 2 traits however endured aspect by means of facet for your time, a competition among the hot, extra sprightly Romanticism, sparkling ‘with a brightness of neighborhood colour’, as represented via Nedim (d. 1730), Sheykh Ghalib (d. 1799), and Sunbulzade Vehbi (d. 1809), and the rest Persianist culture exemplified via the poetry of the grand vezir Mehmed Raghib Pasha (d. 1763).
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A History of Ottoman Poetry Volume IV: 1700-1850: 1700-1850 v. 4 (Gibb Memorial Trust Turkish Studies) by E.J.W. Gibb