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Persian Poets

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ISBN-10: 0375411267

ISBN-13: 9780375411267

Edition: 2000

Authors: Peter Washington

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Description:

Celebrating the accomplishments of the medieval Persian poets, this anthology of poetry from the era and home territory of Rumi includes the work of Hafiz, Attar, Jumi, Saadi, and other lesser-known one-name Persian literary heavyweights.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/14/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 4.50" wide x 6.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Peter Washington has edited several Pocket Poets, including Love Poems, Friendship Poems, Love Letters, and The Roman Poets.

Foreword
OMAR The Ruba'iyat
SANAI The Blind Men and the Elephant From
The Walled Garden of Truth
The Wild Rose of Praise Energetic
Work Earthworm Guidance The Puzzle The Time Needed
ATTAR Listening to the Reed Flute Street-Sweeper Looking for Your Own Face From
Bird Parliament
RUMI Who Says
Words with My Mouth?
A Community of the Spirit
The Reed Flute's Song Sanai
A Just-Finishing Candle Only Breath Quatrains ('Today, like every other...')
The Shape of My Tongue Quatrains ('The Friend comes...')
Tending Two Shops Constant Conversation Bonfire at Midnight Quatrains ('When I am with you...')
Someone Digging in the Ground Who Makes These Changes?
Chickpea to Cook The Mouse and the Camel Quatrains ('A craftsman pulled...') New Moon, Hilal
The Bird of My Heart Die Now So Drunk am I Aiming at Brotherhood
The Assembly is Like a Lamp Talking in the Night Talking through the Door
The Parrot of Bagdad Remembered Music
The True Sufi Reality and Appearance
The Unseen Power Quatrains ('Time bringeth...')
He Comes SAADI Compassion Beneficence Guardians Jesus and the Sinner
I Heard of a Man A Certain Man
They Put a Crow in the Cage
I Asked a Scholar From
The Bostan: The Story of the Dervish and a Fox -In Connection with Humility -A Story in this Connection -An Account of a Pious Person's Humility
HAFEZ Wine The Ocean of Love
A Persian Song The Lesson of the Flowers Lawful
Wine Swimming Strife
The Beloved Revelation Wild Deer
The Bird of Gardens Sleep on Thine Eyes
Where is My Ruined Life?
The Nightingale Return My Friend
Has Fled Oh,Weep No More The Breath of Dawn Absence
The Jewel The Dream Forget Not
The Vale of Silence The Garden The Gifts The Days of Spring Tidings of Union Ghazal 10 Ghazal 27 Ghazal 29 Ghazal 35 Ghazal 36 Ghazal 49 Ode 44 Ode 105 Ode 147 Ode 173 Ode 487
JAMI Morning Air FromSal�m�n and Abs�l: Preliminary Invocation
The Simple Arab
The Birth of Sal�m�n Abs�l Tempts Sal�m�n
The Lovers Flee
The Burning of Abs�l
Biographies of Poets
Acknowledgements