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This Longing: Poetry, Teaching Stories, and Letters of Rumi
     

This Longing: Poetry, Teaching Stories, and Letters of Rumi

by Rumi, Coleman Barks (Translator), John Moyne (Translator)
 
This Rumi collection features selections from one of the world's great spiritual masterpieces, the Mathnawi. The Mathnawi consists of six volumes of poetry in rhyme-over fifty-one thousand verses-inspired by folklore, the Qur'an, stories of saints and teachers, and sayings of Muhammed. Rendered by Rumi's premier English translators, these excerpts from the Mathnawi

Overview

This Rumi collection features selections from one of the world's great spiritual masterpieces, the Mathnawi. The Mathnawi consists of six volumes of poetry in rhyme-over fifty-one thousand verses-inspired by folklore, the Qur'an, stories of saints and teachers, and sayings of Muhammed. Rendered by Rumi's premier English translators, these excerpts from the Mathnawi are presented in American free-verse style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570625336
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
Shambhala
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

John Moyne is a Persian scholar and Emeritus Professor and former head of Linguistics at the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

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