Hafez

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The collected works of Hafez, the fourteenth century poet of Shiraz, are regarded as a pinnacle of Persian literature. The extraordinary popularity of Ḥafeẓ’ poetry in all Persian-speaking lands stems from his concise, often colloquial, yet musical language, free from artificial virtuosity. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of the world’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Hafez’ collected poetical works, with numerous translations, beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Hafez’ life and works
* Concise introduction to Hafez’ life and poetry
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes four different translations of Hafez’ poetry – John Haddon Hindley, Herman Bicknell, Gertrude Lowthian Bell and Elizabeth Bridges
* Features a bonus biography – explore Hafez’ mystical life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Life and Poetry of Hafez
BRIEF INTRODUCTION: HAFEZ
PERSIAN LYRICS
THE DIVAN
POEMS FROM THE DIVAN OF HAFIZ
SONNETS FROM HAFEZ AND OTHER VERSES

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO HAFEZ by Getrude Lowthian Bell

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