The Ruba'i (Quatrain) in Sufi Poetry by Paul Smith

By Paul Smith

THE RUBA’I (QUATRAIN) IN SUFI POETRY
An Anthology
Translation & creation Paul Smith

Introduction includes…Sufis & Dervishes: Their artwork and Use of Poetry… the shape of the Ruba’i in Persian, Arabic, Turkish, Urdu & English Sufi & Dervish Poetry & a thesaurus. incorporated with every one collection of a selected poet is a short biography plus a listing of extra studying. the proper rhyme-structure has been saved in addition to the wonder and that means of those appealing, mystical poems. THE POETS (in Order of visual appeal) Rudaki, Mansur al-Hallaj, Shibli, Baba Tahir, Abu stated, Ibn Sina, Baba Kuhi, Ansari, Al-Ghazzali, Hamadani, Sana’i, Mahsati, Khaqani, Nizami, Ruzbihan, Baghdadi, ‘Attar, Auhad-ud-din Kermani, Kamal ud-din, Hamavi, Baba Afzal, Rumi, Imami, Sadi, ‘Iraqi, Sultan Valad, Humam, Amir Khusrau, Simnani, Ibn Yamin, Khaju, Obeyd Zakani, Emad, Hafiz, Ruh Attar, Kadi Burhan-ud-din, Jahan Khatun, Maghribi, Nesimi, Kasim Anwar, Shah Ni’matu’llah, Jami, Baba Fighani, Ghazali, Urfi, Qutub Shah, Haleti, Dara Shikoh, Sarmad, Sa’ib, Nasir Ali, Makhfi, Bedil, Mushtaq, Sauda, Dard, Esrar Dede, Hatef, Mir, Aatish, Zauq, Dabir, Anees, Hali, Shad, Iqbal, Paul. huge structure Paperback 7” x 10” Pages… 450.

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 smart feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'll kiss the fingertips that wrote this kind of masterpiece encouraged by means of the writer of all.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.”Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator of manny works in English to Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off through heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best choice of literary proof and historical past relating Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).

Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of many books of Sufi poets from the Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Pashtu and different languages of Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, Obeyd Zakani, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Nesimi, Yunus Emre, Iqbal, Ghalib, Lalla Ded, Makhfi and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and 12 screenplays. www.newhumanitybooks.com

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