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    DescriptionPoetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Persian Translation. Edited by Don Share, this slim anthology collects Basil Bunting's translations from Persian poetry by Rudaki, Ferdowsi, Manuchehri, Sa'dī, Hafiz, and Obaid-e Zakani, including some that are previously unpublished. Bunting, who is widely regarded as one of the most important British poets of the twentieth century, proved unusual in his deep and abiding interest in Middle Eastern culture. Here, he renders poetry of remarkable tonal and emotional range in characteristically clear and resolute language. As Dick Davis, translator of The Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings, comments: "Reading Bunting's translations, I am struck again by how fresh and strong they are, how vivid in their feeling, and how he digs into the spirit of the originals--a kind of passionate excavation work."


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    Title
    Bunting's Persia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Basil Bunting
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780983889304
    ISBN 10: 0983889309
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    B&T General Subject: 640
    LC classification: PJ
    BISAC V2.8: POE001000, POE013000, POE000000
    DC21: 891.5513
    Publisher
    Flood Editions
    Imprint name
    Flood Editions
    Publication date
    01 April 2012