عنوان مقاله [English]
The writings of Sa'id Nafisi, so far as the researches on Nizâmi's works are concerned, are of notable significance. Nafisi was the first to document his works with biographical information picked up from Nizâmi's poems and tried his best, on the basis of his findings, to start writing an authentic biography of this poet. In his later researches, Nafisi completed his primary work through compiling and collating Nizâmi's poems. A close look on Nafisi's books makes clear that his attempts has opened a new horizon in the task of writing biographies about Nizâmi, in a way that his works can be counted among the most reliable references on this great poet.
This paper, through examining Nafisi's researches on Nizâmi and comparing it briefly with the works of other researchers, studies the strategies and techniques of Nafisi in textual criticism of Nizâmi's Divân.