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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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The life of Jalaluddin Rumi (1207-1273), a brilliant scholar and popular teacher, was forever changed when he met a powerful wandering dervish and began a new plateau of spiritual enlightenment. Now, from the premier interpreter of Rumi comes the first definitive one-volume collection of the enduringly popular spiritual poetry by this extraordinary Sufi mystic.

Synopsis:

This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.

Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever.

The Essential Rumi continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.

Synopsis:

From the premier interpreter of Rumi comes the first definitive one-volume collection of the enduringly popular spiritual poetry by the extraordinary thirteenth-century Sufi mystic.

About the Author

Coleman Barks is a renowned poet and the bestselling author of The Essential Rumi, Rumi: The Big Red Book, The Soul of Rumi, Rumi: The Book of Love, and The Drowned Book. He was prominently featured in both of Bill Moyers' PBS television series on poetry, The Language of Life and Fooling with Words. He taught English and poetry at the University of Georgia for thirty years, and he now focuses on writing, readings, and performances.

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ISBN:
9780062509581
Subtitle:
New Expanded Edition
Translator:
Moyne, John
Author:
Rumi, Jalalu'l-Din
Author:
Barks, Coleman
Author:
Jalal
Author:
by Coleman Barks
Translator:
Moyne, John
Author:
Jalal al-Din Rumi, Maulana
Publisher:
HarperOne
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Sufism
Subject:
Sufi poetry
Subject:
Sufi poetry, Persian
Subject:
Christianity - Catechisms
Subject:
Islam - Sufism
Subject:
Jalal al-Din Rumi - Translations into English
Subject:
Classics-Medieval and Renaissance General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20040528
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3125 x 1.29 in 20 oz

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"Synopsis" by , This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.

Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever.

The Essential Rumi continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.

"Synopsis" by , From the premier interpreter of Rumi comes the first definitive one-volume collection of the enduringly popular spiritual poetry by the extraordinary thirteenth-century Sufi mystic.
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