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Piercing Pearls: Volume Two: The Complete Anthology of Persian Poetry: Court, Sufi, Dervish, Satirical, Ribald, Prison & Social Poetry from the 14th to the 20th century.
~*~PIERCING PEARLS~*~ The Complete Anthology of Persian Poetry: Volume Two Court, Sufi, Dervish, Satirical, Ribald, Prison & Social Poetry from the 14th to the 20th century. Translations & Introduction by Paul Smith This 2 volume anthology is the largest of Persian Poetry published. The introduction contains a history and explanation of all forms used, a...
~*~PIERCING PEARLS~*~ The Complete Anthology of Persian Poetry: Volume Two Court, Sufi, Dervish, Satirical, Ribald, Prison & Social Poetry from the 14th to the 20th century. Translations & Introduction by Paul Smith This 2 volume anthology is the largest of Persian Poetry published. The introduction contains a history and explanation of all forms used, a short history of Persian, Sufism in Persian Poetry, glossary of Sufi symbols and a Bibliography. With each poet is a brief biography. The rhyme-structures have been kept and beauty and meaning of these beautiful, often mystical poems. THE POETS: Humam, Amir Khusraw, Nizam ud-din, Hasan Dilhavi, Simnani, Auhadi, Ibn Yamin, Khaju, Obeyd Zakani, Emad, Salman, Shahin, Hafiz, Ruh Attar, Haydar, Azad, Junaid Shirazi, Jahan Khatun, Shah Shuja, Kamal, Maghribi, Bushaq, Kasim Anwar, Shah Ni’matu’llah, Shah Da’i, Jami, Ahli, Helali, Fighani, Babur, Lisani, Humayan, Kamran, Ghazali, Kahi, Vashi, Akbar, Urfi, Brahmin, Rahim, Hayati, Ulfati, Baha’i, Kalim, Dara Shikoh, Sarmad, Sa’ib, Nasir Ali, Makhfi, Bedil, Mushtaq, Hatif, Niyaz, Visal, Surida, Munis ‘Ali Shah, Furughi, Qa’ani, Tahirah, Safa, Iqbal, Ishqi, Parvin. Pages 462. COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’. “It is not a joke... the English version of ALL the ghazals of Hafiz is a great feat and of paramount importance.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran. “Smith has probably put together the greatest collection of literary facts and history concerning Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author). Paul Smith is a poet, author, translator of over 80 books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and other languages including Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Lalla Ded, Mu’in, Mahsati and others, plus poetry, fiction, plays, biographies, children’s books and a dozen screenplays.
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