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272 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198783435

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The Masnavi. Book Four

Jalal al-Din Rumi
Jawid Mojaddedi

Oxford World's Classics

  • The sequel to Jawid Mojaddedi's translations of Book One (2004), Book Two (2007), and Book Three (2013)
  • The first ever complete verse translation of Book Four of the Masnavi, and the first translation of any kind for over eighty years
  • 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
  • Widely recognized as the greatest Sufi poem ever written, and often referred to as "the Qur'an in Persian"