The Hafez Poems of Gertrude Bell

The Hafez Poems of Gertrude Bell : With the Original Persian on the Facing Page

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Includes Bell's translation of Hafez, along with the original Persian (Farsi). Also included are Bell's extensive introduction on the life and poetry of Hafez and a preface by E. Denison Ross. As E.G. Browne has commented: "Bells translations are true poetry of a very high order and, with perhaps the single exception of FitzGerald's paraphrase of the Quatrains of Omar Khayyam, are probably the finest and most truly poetical renderings of any Persian poet ever produced in the English language."show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • IBEX Publishers,U.S.
  • Bethesda, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0936347392
  • 9780936347394
  • 306,918

Table of contents

Preface; Rare Gemstones Used in Jewelry; Rare Gemstones Sometimes Used in Jewelry; How to Care for Rare & Unusual Gems; Where to Find a Jewelry Appraiser; Appendix; Bibliography; more

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