Atai


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Atai

 

Years of birth and death unknown. Uzbek lyric poet of the first half of the 15th century. Born in Balkh into the family of a sheikh. Court poet.

A subtle lyricist, Atai celebrated nature and earthly love. His ghazals were marked by elegance of style; they were saturated with elements of folkloric poetics. Atai’s poetry was characterized by the use of homonyms as rhyme. His poetic legacy did not survive in its entirety.

WORKS

Tänlängän äsärlär 2 näshri. Tashkent, 1960.
“Devandän.” In Uzbek ädäbiyati, vol. 1. Tashkent, 1959. Pages 251–336.

REFERENCES

Samoilovich, A. N. “Chagataiskii poet XV v. Atai.” Zapiski kollegii vostokovedov pri Aziatskom muzee, vol. 2, issues 1–2. Leningrad, 1927. Pages 255–74.
Bertel’s, E. E. Navoi. Moscow-Leningrad, 1948.
Mälläev, N. M. Ozbek adabiyati tärikhi, vol. 1. Tashkent, 1963.
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