By Various,Paul Smith
Persian Poetry on the Courts of Sultan Mahmud in Ghazneh
& Sultan Sanjar in Ganjeh (998-1158)
Translations, creation and Notes by way of Paul Smith
CONTENTS: Persian Poetry: a brand new starting, Sultan Mahmud: His lifestyles, occasions & Poets, Sultan Sanjar: His lifestyles, occasions & Poets, a variety of kinds in Persian Poetry, Sufism in Persian Poetry… THE POETS: Poets on the court docket of Sultan Mahmud, Sultan Mahmud, Umarah, Kisa’i, Firdausi, Farrukhi, Asjadi, Minuchirhri, Unsuri, Asadi. Poets on the courtroom of Sultan Sanjar… Mu’izzi, Sabir, Mahsati, Jabali, Vatvat, Anvari. The rhyme-structures were stored and the which means of those frequently attractive, difficult, strong, occasionally mystical poems. 256 pages in paperback edition.
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't a joke... the English model of all of the ghazals of Hafiz is a smart feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'm going to kiss the fingertips that wrote one of these masterpiece encouraged via the author of all and that i will lay down my head at his toes out of respect.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator of many works in English into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by means of heart.
“I have by no means visible the sort of solid translation and that i want to write a booklet in Farsi and introduce his creation to Iranians.” Mr B. Khorramshai, Academy of Philosophy, Tehran.
“I was once very inspired with the wonderful thing about those books.” Dr. R.K. Barz. school of Asian reviews, Australian nationwide University.
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over eighty 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, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Shah Latif, Bulleh Shah, Mahsati, Lalla Ded etc, in addition to poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and screenplays.
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A WEALTH OF POETS: Persian Poetry at the Courts of Sultan Mahmud in Ghazneh & Sultan Sanjar in Ganjeh (998-1158) by Various,Paul Smith