The Green Sea Of Heaven: Fifty Ghazals From the Diwan Of Hafiz by Elizabeth T. GrayThe Green Sea Of Heaven: Fifty Ghazals From the Diwan Of Hafiz by Elizabeth T. Gray

The Green Sea Of Heaven: Fifty Ghazals From the Diwan Of Hafiz

byElizabeth T. GrayIntroduction byDaryush Shayegan

Paperback | February 11, 1995

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Hafiz is the preeminent poet of Persian Sufism and one of the great poets of world literature.The Green Sea of Heaven is regarded as the finest English translation of his poetry. Elizabeth Gray's translations are informed by her thorough knowledge of Persian and the Persian poetic tradition. (Many recent books attributed to Hafiz have been produced by persons who do not know Persian at all!) This bilingual edition also includes two brilliant studies of Hafiz by Gray and Daryush Shayegan, plus helpful notes to the translation.
Al-Hafiz, along with his near contemporary and fellow Shirazi Sa'di, has always been regarded by Persian speakers as the most beloved and sublime of poets. He was famous in his own lifetime. For centuries his tomb in Shiraz in southern Iran has been a shrine, and his poems are still quoted by the broadest spectrum of Iranians. Although...
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Title:The Green Sea Of Heaven: Fifty Ghazals From the Diwan Of HafizFormat:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.55 inPublished:February 11, 1995Publisher:White Cloud Press

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ISBN - 10:1883991064

ISBN - 13:9781883991067

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