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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ghazals, Turkish -- Translations into English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited and translated by Walter G. Andrews, Najaat Black, and Mehmet Kalpaklı.
GenreTranslations into English.
SeriesPublications on the Near East, Publications on the Near East, University of Washington
ContributionsAndrews, Walter G., Black, Najaat, 1955-, Kalpaklı, Mehmet, 1964-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL235 .O87 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 336 p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19252263M
ISBN 10029598595X

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