The Mirror of My Heart (Bilingual Edition): A Thousand Years of Persian Poetry by Women (Hardcover)

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This new bilingual edition of The Mirror of My Heart - the poems in Persian and English on facing pages - is a unique and captivating collection introduced and translated by Dick Davis, an acclaimed scholar and translator of Persian literature as well as a gifted poet in his own right. In his introduction he provides fascinating background detail on Persian poetry written by women through the ages, including common themes and motifs and a brief overview of Iranian history showing how women poets have been affected by the changing dynasties. From Rabe'eh in the tenth century to Fatemeh Ekhtesari in the twenty-first, each of the eighty-four poets in this volume is introduced in a short biographical note, while explanatory notes give further insight into the poems themselves.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781949445169
ISBN-10: 194944516X
Publisher: Mage Publishers
Publication Date: May 19th, 2020
Pages: 600
Language: English

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