Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance: A Dialogue with the Persian Poet Hafiz

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"In his poetry, Hafiz has inscribed undeniable truth indelibly ... Hafiz has no peer!" -- Goethe Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance includes 103 pioneering poems by the medieval Persian poet and Sufi monk Muhammad Shemseddin Hafiz (ca. 1320-1389). With the rich complexity of a character in Shakespeare, Hafiz celebrates his pleasures and longed-for lovers in a context of Qur'anic narrative allusion, allowing his poems to hint at stages in a spiritual quest. First translated into German in 1814, by Joseph von Hammer, Hafiz ...

Poems of Wine and Tavern Romance: A Dialogue with the Persian Poet Hafiz 2013, Global Academic Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781438447896

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