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Persian Poets

Edited by Peter Washington


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 14, 2000
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-41126-7 (0-375-41126-7)

The Middle Ages saw an extraordinary flowering of Persian poetry. Though translations began appearing in Europe in the nineteenth century, these remarkable poets--Omar Khayyam, Rumi, Saadi, Sanai, Attar, Hafiz, and Jami--are still being discovered in the West.

The great medieval Persian poets owe much to the mystical Sufi tradition within Islam... Read more >

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The Roman Poets
Everyman's Library
Written by Peter Washington


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 11, 1997
Price: $13.50
ISBN: 978-0-375-40071-1 (0-375-40071-0)

The urban and pastoral poetry of the Roman republic, and of the empire that succeeded it, was both the culmination of the magnificent classical tradition of the Mediterranean and the seedbed for almost all the subsequent poetic traditions of Western and Central Europe. The stateliness of Virgil’s Eclogues and the grandeur... Read more >

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Russian Poets

Edited by Peter Washington


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $13.50
ISBN: 978-0-307-26974-4 (0-307-26974-4)

Russian poets have always been admired for the lyric and emotional intensity with which they forge private and public experience into verse, and this volume gathers together some of the best-loved, and most powerful and immediate poems from the greatest Russian poets of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Here is the... Read more >
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