By Various,Paul Smith
Persian Poetry on the Courts of Sultan Mahmud in Ghazneh
& Sultan Sanjar in Ganjeh (998-1158)
Translations, advent and Notes by way of Paul Smith
CONTENTS: Persian Poetry: a brand new starting, Sultan Mahmud: His existence, instances & Poets, Sultan Sanjar: His existence, instances & Poets, quite a few varieties in Persian Poetry, Sufism in Persian Poetry… THE POETS: Poets on the courtroom of Sultan Mahmud, Sultan Mahmud, Umarah, Kisa’i, Firdausi, Farrukhi, Asjadi, Minuchirhri, Unsuri, Asadi. Poets on the court docket of Sultan Sanjar… Mu’izzi, Sabir, Mahsati, Jabali, Vatvat, Anvari. The rhyme-structures were saved and the which means of those frequently appealing, difficult, strong, occasionally mystical poems. 256 pages in paperback edition.
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't really a joke... the English model of all of the ghazals of Hafiz is a smart feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'll kiss the fingertips that wrote this sort of masterpiece encouraged by way of the author of all and that i will lay down my head at his toes out of respect.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator of many works in English into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off via heart.
“I have by no means obvious any such strong translation and that i want to write a publication in Farsi and introduce his advent to Iranians.” Mr B. Khorramshai, Academy of Philosophy, Tehran.
“I used to be very inspired with the wonderful thing about those books.” Dr. R.K. Barz. college of Asian stories, Australian nationwide University.
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over eighty books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and different languages… together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Shah Latif, Bulleh Shah, Mahsati, Lalla Ded etc, in addition to poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and screenplays.
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