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Synopsis:

Like Coleman Barkss translations of Rumi, this collection of poems by Mirabai will appeal to anyone interested in spiritual poetry. Translator and renowned poet Robert Bly has teamed up with Jane Hirshfield, a leader in the field of feminine spiritual poetry, to bring us a passionate and inspiring collection of the ecstatic poems of a figure of legendary proportions.
Born in India in 1498, Mirabai celebrated both the body and the spirit in her work. By her death in 1550 she was a well-known and well-loved poet throughout her country. Now, Bly and Hirshfield brilliantly translate this sages work, so full of drama, passion, and yearning.
 

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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.

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ISBN:
9780807063873
Author:
Mirabai
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Translator:
Bly, Robert
Translator:
Hirshfield, Jane
Author:
Jane, Hirshfield
Author:
Bly, Robert
Author:
Brown, Sterling Allen
Author:
Hirshfield, Jane
Afterword:
Hawley, John Stratton
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
487
Publication Date:
April 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
7.10x5.40x.50 in. .30 lbs.

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Like Coleman Barkss translations of Rumi, this collection of poems by Mirabai will appeal to anyone interested in spiritual poetry. Translator and renowned poet Robert Bly has teamed up with Jane Hirshfield, a leader in the field of feminine spiritual poetry, to bring us a passionate and inspiring collection of the ecstatic poems of a figure of legendary proportions.
Born in India in 1498, Mirabai celebrated both the body and the spirit in her work. By her death in 1550 she was a well-known and well-loved poet throughout her country. Now, Bly and Hirshfield brilliantly translate this sages work, so full of drama, passion, and yearning.
 
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