Books in category Poetry – Middle Eastern

  • Angry Voices

    Angry Voices
    Muḥammad Mutawallī

    With its edginess and play of styles, this collection showcases a dynamic, emergent scene.

  • Rub iy t of Omar Khayy m

    Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
    Edward FitzGerald

    ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe.

  • Between Night and Morn

    Between Night and Morn
    Kahlil Gibran

    In this volume of early writings, Gibran’s simple yet lyrical style crosses from prose to poetry and yields insight into his dedication and inner vision of beauty, including the tale of a strange hermit in “The Tempest,” the discovery …

  • A Millennium of Classical Persian Poetry

    A Millennium of Classical Persian Poetry
    Wheeler McIntosh Thackston

    The Persian metrical system and poetic forms are explained, and selections are given from the works of all major poets, from Rudaki in the tenth century to Bahar in the twentieth, with annotations of difficult grammatical constructions and …

  • The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp

    The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp
    Sheila Canby

    "The publication of this book commemorates the one thousandth anniversary of the completion of the Shahnama, the Persian national epic, which was written down in more than 50,000 couplets by the poet Firdausi.

  • Poets on the Edge

    Poets on the Edge
    Tsipi Keller

    Selections from twenty-seven Hebrew poets, many of whose poems appear here in English for the first time.

  • The Poetry of Iranian Women

    The Poetry of Iranian Women
    Sheema Kalbasi, Deisi Di Nardi

    The Poetry of Iranian Women is full of passionate and vital poems that speak of universal themes with grace, craft, sensual imagery, and sociopolitical angst.

  • The Nightingales are Drunk

    The Nightingales are Drunk

    Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Rumi (1207-73). Rumi's Selected Poems is available in Penguin Classics.

  • Mystical Poems of Rumi

    Mystical Poems of Rumi
    Jalal al-Din Rumi

    This volume includes four hundred poems selected by renowned Rumi scholar A. J. Arberry, who provides here one of the most comprehensive and adept English translations of this enigmatic genius.

  • ديوان الشعر الأردوي – الجزء الأول
    آية الله الدکتور الشیخ محمّد صادق محمّد الکرباسي

    Diwan of Urdu Poetry: v. 1 (Hussaini Encyclopedia)

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