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Faces of Love Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz

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ISBN-10: 1933823488

ISBN-13: 9781933823485

Edition: 2012

Authors: Shams al-Din Mohammad Hafez, Jahan Malik Khatun, Nizam al-Din Ubayd Zakani, Dick Davis

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A giant of world literature, an eloquent princess, a dissolute satirist these are the three voices translated from fourteenth-century Persian by Dick Davis in Faces of Love. Together, they represent one of the most remarkable literary flowerings of any era. All three Hafez, Jahan Malek Khatun, and Obayd-e Zakani lived in Shiraz, a provincial capital in south-central Iran, and all drew support from arts-loving rulers at a time better known for invasions and political violence. Love was a frequent subject of their work: spiritual as well as secular, in varieties embracing every aspect of the human heart. They could hardly have been more different. Hafez destined to win fame throughout the…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Mage Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 364
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Abolqasem Ferdowsi(9401020) is the preeminent poet in the Persian language and one of the greatest poets of his time in any language. Dick Davisis the premier translator of Persian poetry at work today. Azar Nafisiis the author of the bestselling Reading Lolita in Tehran.Dick Davis is an Englishman who has lived for most of his adult life outside his own country - in Greece, Italy, Iran and the United States. He is currently a professor of Persian at Ohio State University in Columbus.