By Paul Smith
OF ladies MYSTICAL POETS
OF THE MIDDLE-EAST & INDIA
Translation & advent Paul Smith
This is the biggest anthology of girls mystical poets of the center East & India within the right kind of the poetry and the which means ever released. It covers the years from the eighth to the twentieth century. listed below are poems packed with longing, loving, religion and depression, soreness and bliss, consciousness and melancholy… continually sincere, regularly genuine and every now and then… inspiring and worthy at the religious course. listed here are Sufis, dervishes, princesses, a unadorned fakir, prisoners, students, enthusiasts, devotees… yet, consistently, fans of the person who unites us all. those poems have been composed in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and some of the Indian languages. THE POETS: Andal, Rabi’a of Basra, Rabi’a Balkhi, Mahsati, Janabai, Jahan Khatun, Lalla Ded, Mihri, Zeynab, Mira Bai, Bahina Bai, Makhfi, Fitnet, Leyla Khanim, Tahirah, Hayati, Parvin. Biographies and ‘Further studying’ start each one choice. creation at the major varieties within the Poetry of those ladies Poets. Pages 497.
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't a joke... the English model of the entire ghazals of Hafiz is a brilliant feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by way of heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best number of literary proof and historical past pertaining to Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over a hundred thirty 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, Mu’in, Amir Khusrau, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Shah Latif, Bulleh Shah, Lalla Ded, Iqbal, Ghalib and so forth, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and screenplays.
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