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The Essential Rumi - Reissue: New Expanded Edition

by Coleman Barks

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | January 16, 1997 | Trade Paperback

The Essential Rumi - Reissue: New Expanded Edition is rated 5 out of 5 by 2.
The ecstatic, spiritual poetry of Rumi is more popular than ever, and The Essential Rumi continues to be far and away the top-selling title of all Rumi books. With the addition of many new poems and a new introduction, The Essential Rumi is now clearly the definitive, and most delightful selection of Rumi?s poetry.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 416 pages, 8.13 × 5.5 × 1.05 in

Published: January 16, 1997

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0062509594

ISBN - 13: 9780062509598

Found in: Poetry, Religion and Spirituality

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timeless energy Everyone raves about Rumi -- and this is really a good introduction to him. It captures wonderfully, his many different moods. There is something special about Rumi, and the translation is so well done, the choice of the words seems to fit so well ... one thinks that it must been written in English at the start! There are of course also so deep spiritual lessons here -- if you go under the sheer beauty of the poetry.
Date published: 2013-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Amazing Book When I first bought this book I read it cover to cover, and since then I often pick it up, let it open on it's own, and read those pages. This is a fantastic book - a lovely collaboration between Rumi and Barks culminating in poetry that is deeply philosophical, intelligent, and beautiful. The poetry is readable on both a surface level and at much deeper levels making it appropriate for both light and heavy reads. A must-have for any Rumi or Barks fan.
Date published: 2008-02-06

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The Essential Rumi - Reissue: New Expanded Edition

by Coleman Barks

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 416 pages, 8.13 × 5.5 × 1.05 in

Published: January 16, 1997

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0062509594

ISBN - 13: 9780062509598

From the Publisher

The ecstatic, spiritual poetry of Rumi is more popular than ever, and The Essential Rumi continues to be far and away the top-selling title of all Rumi books. With the addition of many new poems and a new introduction, The Essential Rumi is now clearly the definitive, and most delightful selection of Rumi?s poetry.

About the Author

Coleman Barks is a renowned poet and the bestselling author of The Essential Rumi, The Soul of Rumi, Rumi: The Book of Love, and The Drowned Book. He was prominently featured in both of Bill Moyers's PBS television series onpoetry, "The Language of Life" and "Fooling with Words." He taught English and poetry at the University of Georgia for thirty years, and he now focuses on writing, readings, and performances.

From Our Editors

A San Francisco Chronicle bestseller, The Essential Rumi translates the estatic poetry of the famed twelfth-century Sufi mystic Jelaluddin Rumi".The gold of Rumi pours down through Coleman's words".--Jack Kornfield. "(A) delightful treasury".--Publishers Weekly

Editorial Reviews

"If Rumi is the most-read poet in America today, ColemanBarks is in good part responsible. His ear for the truly divinemadness in Rumi''s poetry is truly remarkable." -- Huston Smith, author of "The World''s Religions""In this.delightful treasury, Barks sparklingly demonstratesonce again why his free-form interpretations of [Rumi''s] poetryhave been a major impetus for the current Rumi vogue."-- "Publishers Weekly""Perhaps the world''s greatest spiritual poet--the gold of Rumipours down through Coleman''s words. The words leap off thepage and dance!" -- Jack Kornfield, author of "A Path with Heart"""The Essential Rumi" is a rare and precious book that will stir the hearts of Rumi devotees and win many new converts."-- "Body Mind Spirit"
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