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Kabir: Ecstatic Poems

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Originally published in 1976, with more than 75,000 copies in print, this collection of poems by fifteenth-century ecstatic poet Kabir is full of fun and full of thought. Columbia University professor of religion John Stratton Hawley has contributed an introduction that makes clear Kabir's immense importance to the contemporary reader and praises Bly's intuitive translations.

By making every reader consider anew their religious thinking, the poems of Kabir seem as relevant today as when they were first written.

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About the Author

Robert Bly has earned many honors for his original poems, which include The Winged Energy of Delight, and for his translations of twenty-two poets, including Kabir. He is the author of the bestseller Iron John, and with Jane Hirshfield has published a new translation of Mirabai (Beacon / 6386-6 / $16.00).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807063804
Author:
Bly, Robert
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Afterword by:
Hawley, John Stratton
Afterword:
Hawley, John Stratton
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Inheritance and succession
Subject:
Britons
Subject:
Britons -- Kings and rulers -- Drama.
Subject:
POE008000
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
April 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.22x5.68x.28 in. .33 lbs.

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