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A Brave New Quest: 100 Modern Turkish Poems

Talāt Sait Halman, Jayne L. Warner - Poetry - 2006 - 189 pages
A Brave New Quest: 100 Modern Turkish Poems is a selection of modern Turkish poetry that conveys in faithful translations the full spectrum of Turkish humor, intellectual ...
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A Cup of Sin: Selected Poems

Sīmīn Bihbihānī - Poetry - 1999 - 182 pages
As a Muslim woman writing in Iran, Simin Behbahani's collections contain some of the seminal work of twentieth-century Persian literature. Written over almost half a century ...
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Nightingales and Pleasure Gardens: Turkish Love Poems

Talāt Sait Halman, Jayne L. Warner - Poetry - 2005 - 159 pages
The earliest Turkish verses, dating from the sixth century A.D., were love lyrics. Since the love has dominated the Turks' poetic modes and moods - pre-Islamic, Ottoman classic ...
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A Sleepless Eye: Aphorisms from the Sahara

Ibrahim Al-Koni - Photography - 2014 - 112 pages
In this work the aphorisms collected from nine collections, are paired with spectacular photographs and focus on the natural environment, grouped by theme: nature, seasons ...
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ʻUmar Ibn Al-Fāriḍ: Sufi Verse, Saintly Life

ʻUmar ibn ʻAlī Ibn al-Fāriḍ, Ṣibt ibn al-Fāriḍ - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 366 pages
Includes English translation of the introduction to the Diwan, known as Dibajah (The adorned poem), by Abu al-Hasan Nur al-Din Ali al-Misri.
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam - Poetry - 1989 - 60 pages
Philosopher, astronomer and mathematician, Khayyam as a poet possesses a singular originality. His poetry is richly charged with evocative power and offers a view of life ...
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Gilgamesh: A New English Version

Stephen Mitchell - Fiction - 2010 - 304 pages
Gilgamesh is considered one of the masterpieces of world literature, and although previously there have been competent scholarly translations of it, until now there has not ...
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Angry Voices: An Anthology of the Off-beat New Egyptian Poets

Poetry - 2003 - 109 pages
A new movement is emerging in Egyptian literature--urban in its energies; cosmopolitan in its national, Arabic, and western influences; and independent and rowdy in its voice ...
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The Persian Mystics: Jami

Frederick Hadland Davis - Religion - 2007 - 116 pages
Jami (1414-1492), a scholar and mystic, is considered by many to be one of the greatest Persian poets of the 15th century. This volume, edited by F. Hadland Davis and first ...
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The Persian Mystics: Jalalu'd-Din Rumi

Frederick Hadland Davis - Religion - 2007 - 120 pages
Rumi (1207-1273) was a Persian jurist and theologian best known for being perhaps the finest of all Sufi poets. His writings have been widely translated and remain especially ...
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