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This Longing : Poetry, Teaching Stories and Letters of Rumi

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This Rumi collection features selections from one of the world's great spiritual masterpieces, the Mathnawi. The Mathnawi consists of six volumes of poetry in rhyme-over fifty-one thousand verses-inspired by folklore, the Qur'an, stories of saints and teachers, and sayings of Muhammed. Rendered by Rumi's premier English translators, these excerpts from the Mathnawi are presented in American free-verse style.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 133.1 x 208.5 x 10.4mm | 174.18g
  • Shambhala Publications Inc
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1570625336
  • 9781570625336
  • 565,861

About Jalalu'l-Din Rumi

John Moyne is a Persian scholar and Emeritus Professor and former head of Linguistics at the Graduate School of the City University of New York.show more

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