The green sea of heaven: fifty ghazals from the Dwn of Ḥfiẓ

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White Cloud Press, Feb 1, 1995 - Poetry - 170 pages
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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.

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Contents

The Visionary Topography of Hafiz
15
Notes
144
Bibliography
167
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Hafiz was a Persian poet. His given name was Shams-du-din Muhammad.

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