A Persian Anthology (RLE Iran B): Being Translations from the Persian

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Routledge, May 23, 2012 - Social Science - 172 pages

This volume contains thirty-five translations of Persian poetry, arranged in five groups as well as two examples of prose translations from Arabic, which offer examples of ‘rhymed prose’ of which the earliest examples are to be found in the Koran. To help the reader, a substantial introduction on Persian poetry is included, as well as a personal memoir of the author by J B Atkins.

 

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Contents

I INTRODUCTORY MEMOIR
1
II NOTE ON PERSIAN POETRY
45
III LIST OF POETS REPRESENTED
61
IV POEMS
67
V PROSE PASSAGES
156
VI INDEX OF FIRST LINES
163
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