Books in category Poetry – Middle Eastern | Page 2

  • Rumi s Secret

    Rumi’s Secret
    Brad Gooch

    In this breakthrough biography, Brad Gooch brilliantly brings to life the man and puts a face to the name Rumi, vividly coloring in his time and place—a world as rife with conflict as our own.

  • The Modern Hebrew Poem Itself

    The Modern Hebrew Poem Itself
    Stanley Burnshaw

    A collection of modern Hebrew poetry that presents the poems in the original Hebrew, with an English phonetic transcription.

  • The Flowers of Albion

    The Flowers of Albion
    Arman Nabatiyan

    In "The Flowers of Albion," the author has attempted a fusion between the classic repertoire of Persian imagery and lyricism with Western influences of metered prose and rhyming verse.

  • Feeling the Shoulder of the Lion

    Feeling the Shoulder of the Lion
    Jelaluddin Rumi

    These selections from Rumi's Mathnawi—a classic of Sufi spiritual literature—express the "lion's roar" of courage, discipline, clarity, and integrity.

  • Mirza Ghalib

    Mirza Ghalib

    This should enable the non-Urdu-knowing reader to have a feel and flavour of the Urdu text. In addition, the book contains a critical-cum-biographical introduction which is comprehensive, well-documented, and insightful.

  • Dreaming the Actual

    Dreaming the Actual
    Miriyam Glazer

    This anthology of contemporary fiction and poetry by Israeli women writers includes works originally written in Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, and English.

  • Death Before Dying

    Death Before Dying
    Sultan Bahu

    These 115 poems introduce readers in English to Sultan Bahu (d. 1691), a Sufi mystical poet who continues to be one of the most beloved writers in Punjabi.

  • Ramopakhyana The Story of Rama in the Mahabharata

    Ramopakhyana – The Story of Rama in the Mahabharata
    Peter Scharf

    The most popular story in all of India and a classic of world literature is summarised in 728 verses in the great epic Mahabharata.

  • Belonging New Poetry by Iranians Around the World Volume 978 Issues 1 55710

    Belonging: New Poetry by Iranians Around the World, Volume 978, Issues 1-55710
    Niloufar Talebi

    This anthology remedies that situation with a rich selection of recent poetry by Iranians living all around the world, including Amir-Hossein Afrasiabi: “Although the path / tracks my footsteps, / I don’t travel it / for the path …

  • Edward FitzGerald s Rub iy t of Omar Khayy m

    Edward FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
    William H. Martin, Sandra Mason

    The book presents the text of Edward FitzGerald’s three main versions of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, together with non-technical commentary on the origins, role and influence of the poem, including the story of its publication.

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