* THE QITA * Anthology of the Fragment in Arabic, Persian and Eastern Poetry. Translations, Introduction Paul Smith Contents... Introduction: Arabic Poetry, Persian Poetry. The Form & Function of the Qita. THE POETS (In Order of Appearance)More* THE QITA * Anthology of the Fragment in Arabic, Persian and Eastern Poetry.
Translations, Introduction Paul Smith Contents... Introduction: Arabic Poetry, Persian Poetry. The Form & Function of the Qita. THE POETS (In Order of Appearance) Al-Asha, Khansa, Omar Ibn Abi Rabia, Suhaym, Ali Ibn Husain, Rabai of Basra, Majnun, Bashshar, Abu Nuwas, Abu Tammam, Abbas of Merv, Hanzalah, Firuz, Dhul-Nun, Bayazid Bistami, Al-Nuri, Junaid, Sumnun, Mansur al-Hallaj, Abu Salik, Abu Shakur, Shibli, Junaidi, Shahid, Rudaki, Agachi, Rabia Balkhi, Khusravani, Al-Mutanabbi, Manjik, Daqiqi, Mantiki, Umarah, Kisai, Firdausi, Farrukhi, Asjadi, Manuchihri, Unsuri, Al-Maarri, Azraqi, Masud Sad, Suhrawardi, Al-Ghazali, Muizzi, Hamadani, Sanai, Sabir, Mahsati, Jabali, Vatvat, Anvari, Falaki, Khaqani, Zahir, Ibn Arabi, Sadi, Amir Khusraw, Auhadi, Ibn Yami, Obeyd Zakani, Salman, Hafiz, Ruh Attar, Junaid Shirazi, Jahan Khatun, Shah Shuja, Kasin Anwar, Jami, Helali, Amullah, Waisi, Akbar, Faizi, Talib, Nefi, Qudsi, Saib, Khushal, Bedil, Ali Haidar, Mir, Zafar, Qaani, Iqbal, Parvin, Huma.
Pages 427. COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITHS VERSION 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. If he comes to Iran I will kiss the fingertips that wrote such a masterpiece inspired by the Creator of all. Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran. Superb translations. 99% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith. Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator and knower of Hafizs Divan off by heart. Paul Smith is a poet, author and translator of over 80 books of Sufi poets from Persian, Arabic, Urdu and other languages including Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, Attar, Sanai, Muin, Lalla Ded, Majnun, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Rudaki, and his own poetry, fiction, plays, biographies and screenplays.