Lives of the Persian Poets: Court, Sufi, Dervish, Satirical, Ribald, Prison & Social Poetry from the 9th to the 2oth century

 
9781518686313: Lives of the Persian Poets: Court, Sufi, Dervish, Satirical, Ribald, Prison & Social Poetry from the 9th to the 2oth century

LIVES OF THE PERSIAN POETS Court, Sufi, Dervish, Satirical, Ribald, Prison & Social Poetry from the 9th to the 2oth century Paul Smith INTRODUCTION: The Various Forms in Classical Persian Poetry... Persian Poetry: A New Beginning... THE POETS: Abbas of Merv page 23, Hanzalah 24, Firuz 25, Abu Salik 26, Abu Shakur 27, Junaidi 28, Shahid 29, Rudaki 30, Agachi 33, Rabi’a Balkhi 34, Khusravani 37, Manjik 38, Daqiqi 39, Mantiki 42, Umarah 43, Kisa’i 44, Firdausi 45,Baba Tahir 47, Farrukhi 50, Asjadi 52, Minuchihri 53, Gurgani 54, Unsuri 56, Abu Sa’id 58, Ibn Sina 67, Baba Kuhi 68, Nasir-i-Khusraw 69, Asadi 71, Azraqi 72, Qatran 73, Ansari 74, Al-Ghazali 81, Mas’ud S’ad 82, Mu’izzi 84, Hamadani 86, Omar Khayyam 87, Sana’i 88, Sabir 93, Mahsati 94, Jabali 97, Vatvat 98, Falaki 100, Anvari 102, Hasan Ghaznavi 105, Suzani 107, Athir 108, Jamal al-din 109, Mujir 111, Khaqani 113, Mu’in 116, Zahir 120, Nizami 122, Ruzbihan 130, Baghdadi 132, ‘Attar 133, Auhad ud-din Kermani 146, Kamal ad-din 149, Hamavi 153, Baba Afzal 154, Rumi 157, Imami 161, Hamgar 162, Sadi 163, ‘Iraqi 171, Humam 175, Shabistari 176, Nizam ud-din 178, Amir Khusrau 181, Hasan Dihlavi 184,Simnani 186, Auhadi 187, Ibn Yamin 188, Khaju 191, Obeyd Zakani 192, Emad 196, Salman 197, Shahin 200, Hafiz 202, Ruh Attar 222, Haydar 223, Azad 224, Junaid Shirazi 225, Jahan Khatun 227, Shah Shuja 229, Kamal 230, Maghribi 231, Bushaq 233, Kasim Anwar 238, Shah Ni’matu’llah 240, ‘Arifi 242, Shah Da’i 246, Jami 249, Ahli 263, Helali 264, Baba Fighani 266, Babur 268, Lisani 270, Farighi 271, Haqiri 272, Amanullah 273, Humayan 274, Kamran 276, Nadiri 277, Ghazali 278, Gada’i 280, Waisi 281, Kahi 282, Vashi 283, Akbar 284, Mervi 286, Maili 287, Faizi 288, Urfi 290, Nami 282, Hayati 293, Ulfati 294, Qutub Shah 295, Naziri 297, Brahmin 298, Rahim 299, Baha’i 300, Talib 301, Shikebi 304, Tausani 305, Jahangir 306, Qasim 307, Kalim 308, Sa’ida 309, Mulla Shah 311, Qudsi 312, Sa’ib 313, Dara Shikoh 315, Sarmad 321, Nasir Ali 328, Makhfi 331, Bedil 345, Mushtaq 347, Hatef 348, Nur ‘Ali Shah 352, Bibi Hayati 355, Rida ‘Ali Shah 356, Muzaffar ‘Ali Shah 357, Niyaz 358, Ghalib 360, Visal 362, Surida 363, Munis ‘Ali Shah 364, Furughi 366, Qa’ani 367, Tahirah 368, Khuswari 370, Safa 371, Iqbal 372, Ishqi 374, Parvin 375. Poets have space amounting to their importance and recommended reading books for further studies of their poetry and lives. Large Format Paperback 7” x 10” 385 pages. COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’. “It is not a joke... the English version of ALL the ghazals of Hafiz is a great feat and of paramount importance..” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran. “Superb translations. 99% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by heart. Paul Smith is a poet, author and translator of many books of Sufi poets of Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and other languages, including Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Lalla Ded, Iqbal, Ghalib, and others and his own poetry, fiction, plays, biographies, children’s books, screenplays. www.newhumanitybooks.com

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