By: Ordoubadian, Reza translator
Bethesda, Maryland, Ibex Publishers: 2006
Edition: Reza Ordoubadian
Seller ID: 1588140199
Shamseddin Hafez, although born some six hundred years ago in southern Iran, is a contemporary and universal poet. Wherever Persian is known, he is easily recited by both King and common man. Even illiterates will recite a memorized verse of Hafez. Those uncertain about matters of love, fortune, the future or any other situation open a page of his collection of poems at random and in it see their dilemmas untangled. His turn of phrase has enriched the Persian lexicon and, even more than Shakespeare in English, has entered everyday language. This has made him the Persian cult... View More...