The Hafez Poems of Gertrude Bell

The Hafez Poems Of Gertrude Bell

by Gertrude Bell
     
 

Includes Bell's translation of Hafez, along with the original Persian (Farsi). Also included are Bell's extensive introduction on the life and poetry of Hafez and a preface by E. Denison Ross.

As E.G. Browne has commented: "Bells translations are true poetry of a very high order and, with perhaps the single exception of FitzGerald's paraphrase of the Quatrains

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Includes Bell's translation of Hafez, along with the original Persian (Farsi). Also included are Bell's extensive introduction on the life and poetry of Hafez and a preface by E. Denison Ross.

As E.G. Browne has commented: "Bells translations are true poetry of a very high order and, with perhaps the single exception of FitzGerald's paraphrase of the Quatrains of Omar Khayyam, are probably the finest and most truly poetical renderings of any Persian poet ever produced in the English language."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780936347394
Publisher:
IBEX Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
Classics of Persian Literature Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
845,937
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

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