The Garden Of Heaven

Author: Hafiz
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486111598
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Poetry is the greatest literary form of ancient Persia and modern Iran, and the 14th-century poet known as Hafiz is its preeminent master. This collection is derived from Hafiz's Divan (collected poems), a classic of Sufism.

Poems From The Divan Of Hafiz

Author: Gertrude Bell
Editor: eStar Books
ISBN: 161210794X
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Hafiz is renowned as one of the most celebrated Persian poets. Living in the 14th Century, Hafiz was frequently persecuted for his disregard for the religious and political orthodoxy. People read different things into his poetry but he was unequivocal in his denunciation of religious rituals that were devoid of spiritual intensity. He also wrote extensively on the theme of love, both human and divine, alluding to the ecstasy of mystical union with the Divine. In depicting the intensity of love, Gertrude Bell thought Hafiz comparable to the West’s own Shakespeare. Gertrude Bell’s translation is considered to be one of the most lucid, musical and accurate of the verse translations.

The Story Of The Amistad

Author: Emma Gelders Sterne
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486111415
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Gripping tale of the epic 1839 revolt, aboard the schooner Amistad, of Africans bound for slavery in the New World. Young readers will thrill to the book's "you-are-there" flavor.

Song Of Myself

Author: Walt Whitman
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486113175
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It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers of revised editions will find this version surprising, and often superior.

Jabberwocky And Other Poems

Author: Lewis Carroll
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486113299
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Includes 34 nonsense verses and parodies: "The Walrus and the Carpenter," "Father William," "My Fancy," "A Sea Dirge," "Hiawatha's Photographing," "The Mad Gardener's Song," "Poeta Fit, non Nascitur," and many others.

Nicomachean Ethics

Author: Aristotle
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048611564X
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Enduringly profound treatise, whose lasting effect on Western philosophy continues to resonate. Aristotle identifies the goal of life as happiness and discusses its attainment through the contemplation of philosophic truth.

Selected Poems

Author: John Donne
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486153592
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Selection of 73 poems by the English metaphysical poet: "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," more. Note.

When I Was A Slave

Author: Norman R. Yetman
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486111393
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DIVMore than 2,000 former slaves provide first-person accounts in blunt, simple language about their lives in bondage. Illuminating, often startling information about southern life before, during, and after the Civil War. /div

The Hafez Poems Of Gertrude Bell

Author: Ḥāfiẓ
Editor: Ibex Pub
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"Miss 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..." -- Edward G Browne. "No book has been so reverenced, no poet so celebrated, and no verse so cherished as Hafez's ghazals. Auguries from his divan have decided the fates of individuals and empires, rebels and heretics as well as the pious have died with lines by Hafez on their lips, and religious and philosophic arguments have been won by apt quotation of a hemistich. Hafez sang a rare blend of human and mystic love so balanced, proportioned, and contrived with artful ease that it is impossible to separate the one from the other; and rhetorical artifice is so delicately woven into the fabric of wisdom and mysticism that it imparts a freshness to ideas..." -- Wheeler M Thackston.

Fifty Poems Of Hafiz

Author: A.J Arberry
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135799067
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Translation of a selection of poems from one of the world's greatest lyric poets. First published 1947.