Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2015

224 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748696925

Bookseller Code (06)

Lyrics of Life

Sa'di on Love, Cosmopolitanism and Care of the Self

Fatemeh Keshavarz

Published by Edinburgh University Press

This imaginative and accessible study of the lyrical, humorous, social and educational aspects of classical Persian poetry focuses on the works of the master medieval poet Sa'di of Shiraz (d. 1291), one of the funniest, most influential and lyrical figures in classical Persian poetry.