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Abu Said: Life Poems (Introduction to Sufi Poets) (Volume 4)

Abu Said: Life  Poems (Introduction to Sufi Poets) (Volume 4)
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ABU SAID Life and Poems Translation and Introduction Paul Smith Abu Said ibn Abi l-Khair (968-1049) was a Perfect Master and a poet who lived in Nishapur and composed only rubais, over 400 of them. He was a founder of Sufi poetry and a major influence on the rubai and most poets that followed, ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781499335811
  • ISBN-10: 1499335814
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Media: Paperback
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ABU SAID Life and Poems Translation and Introduction Paul Smith Abu Said ibn Abi l-Khair (968-1049) was a Perfect Master and a poet who lived in Nishapur and composed only rubais, over 400 of them. He was a founder of Sufi poetry and a major influence on the rubai and most poets that followed, especially Sanai, Nizami, Attar, Rumi and Hafiz. Here are many of his poems translated into the correct form. Included in the Introduction are the Life of Abu Said and a study of the rubai and a chapter on Sufi poets and poetry. Selected Bibliography. The rhyme-structure is kept as well as the beauty and meaning of these immortal four-line poems. Introduction to Sufi Poets Series. 90 pages. COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITHS TRANSLATION OF HAFIZS DIVAN. It is not a joke. . . the English version of ALL the ghazals of Hafiz is a great feat and of paramount importance. I am astonished. Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran. Superb translations. 99 Hafiz 1 Paul Smith. Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator of many mystical works in English into Persian and knower of Hafizs Divan off by heart. I was very impressed with the beauty of these books. Dr. R. K. Barz. Faculty of Asian Studies, Australian National University. Smith has probably put together the greatest collection of literary facts and history concerning Hafiz. Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author). Paul Smith is a poet, author and translator of over 150 books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and other languages including Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, Attar, Sanai, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Nesimi, Baba Farid, Lalla Ded, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Bulleh Shah, Mahsati and many others, as well as poetry, fiction, plays, biographies, childrens books and a dozen screenplays. www. newhumanitybooksbookheaven. com

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  • ISBN-13 : 9781499335811
  • ISBN-10 : 1499335814
  • Media : Paperback
  • Pages : 110
  • Status : 288 on hand
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  • Pages : 110
  • Release Date : 2014-05-07
  • Categories : Sufism
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