Borrowed Ware: Medieval Persian Epigrams

Borrowed Ware: Medieval Persian Epigrams

by Dick Davis
     
 

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In Borrowed Ware, a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation, Dick Davis brings together a wide range of shorter poems by sixty-eight poets writing between the tenth and seventeenth centuries. It makes a fascinating and entertaining introduction to a literature that is little known in the West. Dick Davis lived and taught in Iran for eight years and now teaches…  See more details below

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In Borrowed Ware, a Poetry Book Society Recommended Translation, Dick Davis brings together a wide range of shorter poems by sixty-eight poets writing between the tenth and seventeenth centuries. It makes a fascinating and entertaining introduction to a literature that is little known in the West. Dick Davis lived and taught in Iran for eight years and now teaches Persian at Ohio State University.

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ISBN-13:
9780934211529
Publisher:
Mage Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Dick Davis was born in 1945. He teaches Persian at Ohio State University; as well as his collections of his own poetry, Davis has published a number of translations from the Persian.
 

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