RUMI - 53 Secrets from the Tavern of Love: Poems from the by Amin Banani,Anthony A. Lee

By Amin Banani,Anthony A. Lee

Rumi's poetry has been released in a variety of English variations because the nineteenth century. And there was no scarcity of translators. at the present time, during the translations of Coleman Barks, he's the best-selling poet within the English language. the marketplace for his poems is insatiable. He has a faithful following of English readers and severe devotees. nonetheless, in English, Rumi’s poems have frequently been rendered right into a literal and educational prose that's awkward and wood — or right into a New-Age idiom that bears little courting to the author’s unique textual content or his context. Professors Amin Banani and Anthony A. Lee come to the rescue with a masterful translation that bridges the educational call for for constancy to the unique Persian textual content with a delicate poetic translation that speaks to 21st-century readers.

The booklet has 3 sections: 1) a basic creation to Rumi's poetry, 2) translations of fifty three brief poems, and three) a groundbreaking essay through Banani at the place of Rumi in Islamic poetry and in international literature.

The poems are offered as classes on love. The reader is inspired to regard them as koans to motivate religious contemplation.

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