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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24174612M
OCLC/WorldCa13312799

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  Poems from the Divan of Hafiz by Hafiz, 14th cent; Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, Publication date Publisher London: Heinemann Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Addeddate Pages: About this Item: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English. Brand new Book. Hafiz, the greatest lyric poet of Persia, was first introduced to English readers in the translation by Sir William Jones in . The Teachings of Hafiz (Paperback or Softback) by Bell, Gertrude Lowthian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   At last an English translation of Hafez that isn't a "version" based on someone else's translation (from German perhaps, or Victorian English, or the famous but rather unwieldy Col. Wilberforce Clarke crib), or like the versions that take a line or two and "channel" a new poem almost out of whole cloth, which pretend to be translations but are really original, warm and toasty spiritual takes /5(35).

Explore books by Hafiz with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Project Gutenberg eBook, Hafiz in London, by Hāfiz, 14th cent., Translated by Justin H. (Justin Huntly) McCarthy. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Perhaps it is better that way, for Hafiz, 'The Interpreter of Mysteries,' 'The Tongue of the Hidden,' has always been most at home in the evocative realm of myth and legend. Works Cited. Browne, E. G. (). A literary history of Persia, vol. iii. London: Cambridge University Press. Gray, E. T. (). The green sea of heaven. Hafez was born on 6 October in Qardaha to an Alawite family of the Kalbiyya tribe. His grandfather, Sulayman Al-Wahhish, gained the nickname Wahhish (wild beast) for his strength. Hafez al-Assad's parents were Na'sa and Ali Sulayman al-Assad. Hafez was Ali's ninth son, and the fourth from his second marriage. Ali Sulayman married twice and had eleven en: Bushra, Bassel, Bashar, Majd, Maher.

"Hafiz has no peer." — Goethe Poetry is the greatest literary form of ancient Persia and modern Iran, and the 14th-century poet known as Hafiz is its preeminent master. This collection is derived from Hafiz's Divan (collected poems), a classic of Sufism. This 19th-century translation by historian Gertrude Bell remains widely acclaimed by scholars and readers. Persian poet Hafiz of Shiraz (Khwaja Shams ud-Din Hafiz-i Shirazi, d. ) is widely recognized as the preeminent master of the Persian ghazal form. In his native Iran, his Divan is revered to an extent rivaled only by the holy Qur’an. The dominant theme in the poetry of Hafiz is the tension between love and reason, madness and rationality.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project : Justin Huntly McCarthy.   The manuscript made its way back to Ghazi’s rightful heirs, who decided to sell it: the book is now coming up at Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World and India sale in London on April 1, where.