A Persian Anthology (RLE Iran B)

Being Translations from the Persian

By Edward Granville Browne

© 2011 – Routledge

172 pages

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Hardback: 9780415608503
pub: 2011-02-25
US Dollars$140.00

About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

1. Introductory Memoir – J. B. Atkins 2. Note on Persian Poetry by E. Denison Ross 3. List of Poets Represented 4. Poems: Occasional, Mystic, Lyric, Moral and Narrative 5. Prose Passages 6. Index of First Lines

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About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Iran

Routledge Library Editions: Iran re-issues 37 volumes originally published between 1902 and 1991. Together they provide a comprehensive view of the culture, history, politics and sociology of this strategically important nation.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies