Bāzgasht-i Adabī (‘the Literary Return’), the name of a style of Persian literature and the designation for a period in the history of Persian literature in which poets and writers turned away from the Indian style (sabk-i Hindī) of writing poetry and prose, also known as the Iṣfahānī style, and returned to the ʿIrāqī and Khurāsānī style.
The Literary Return movement began in the second half of the 12th/18th century, spread during the reign…
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Daadbeh, Asghar and
“Bāzgasht-i Adabī”, in:
Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary.
Consulted online on 25 May 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_000000118>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209