A Persian Anthology: Being Translations from the Persian

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Routledge, Feb 25, 2011 - Reference - 168 pages
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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 e~rhymed prosee(tm) 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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Dr. David Mould is Professor Emeritus of Media Arts & Studies at Ohio University (U.S.A), a freelance journalist, and international media trainer. His background is in European, 19thcentury American, and documentary film history. His research has focused on media in conflict from the First World War to the late 20thcentury and on post-Soviet media in Central Asia. Brought up in Britain, he worked as a newspaper reporter and television news producer before moving to the United States. He is the author of three books and articles for publications such as Times Higher Education and The Christian Science Monitor.

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