Delicious Laughter: Rambunctious Teaching Stories from the Mathnawi of Jelaluddin Rumi
Rowdy, ecstatic, and sometimes stern, these parables reveal new and very human properties in Rumi's vision. Included here are the notorious "Latin Parts" that Reynold Nicholson felt were too unseemly to appear in English in his 1920s translation. For Rumi, anything that human beings do--however compulsive or ludicrous--affords a glimpse of the inner life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - greeniezona - LibraryThing
I've been reading Rumi so long that most of these stories and poems are now familiar to me. I wouldn't necessarily recommend this as an introduction to Rumi, but anyone just starting to get into him who likes the bawdy stuff would find this a favorite. Read full review