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Published: 14 September 2017

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198783435

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The Masnavi. Book Four

Jalal al-Din Rumi
Jawid Mojaddedi

Oxford World's Classics

  • The Masnavi is the greatest work by the Persian mystic Rumi, widely recognized as the greatest Sufi poem ever written, and often referred to as 'the Qur'an in Persian'.
  • This is the first ever complete verse translation of Book Four of the Masnavi, and the first translation of any kind for over eighty years.
  • The translator uses metre and rhyme to replicate the rhyming couplets of the original to produce a more faithful representation of the work in English.
  • The accompanying introduction and notes make this the ideal introduction to Rumi for the non-specialist reader.
  • This is the sequel to Jawid Mojaddedi's translations of Book One (2004), Book Two (2007), and Book Three (2013). Book One was the winner of the Lois Roth Prize from the American Institute of Iranian Studies.

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