By Paul Smith
OF ladies MYSTICAL POETS
OF THE MIDDLE-EAST & INDIA
Translation & creation Paul Smith
This is the biggest anthology of ladies mystical poets of the center East & India within the right kind of the poetry and the that means ever released. It covers the years from the eighth to the 20 th century. listed here are poems jam-packed with longing, loving, religion and depression, ache and bliss, consciousness and melancholy… consistently sincere, continuously genuine and from time to time… inspiring and necessary at the religious course. listed below are Sufis, dervishes, princesses, a unadorned fakir, prisoners, students, fans, devotees… yet, consistently, fanatics of the one that unites us all. those poems have been composed in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and a number 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 examining’ commence every one choice. advent at the major types within the Poetry of those ladies Poets. Pages 497.
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't really 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 through heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best choice of literary evidence and heritage pertaining to Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over one 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 on, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and screenplays.
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Anthology of Women Mystical Poets of The Middle-East & India by Paul Smith