Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: A Critical Edition

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Edward FitzGerald's translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, perhaps the most frequently read Victorian poem and certainly one of the most popular poems in the English language, poses formidable challenges to an editor. FitzGerald compulsively revised his work, alternately swayed by friends' advice, importuned by his publisher's commercial interests, and encouraged by public acclaim. In consequence, the editor is faced with four published editions as well as manuscript and proof versions of the poem. Christopher ...

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: A Critical Edition 2008, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813927251

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: A Critical Edition 1997, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813916897

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