By Various,Paul Smith
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't a joke... the English model of the entire ghazals of Hafiz is a smart feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'll kiss the fingertips that wrote this sort of masterpiece encouraged via the writer of all.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator of many mystical works in English into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off via heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best choice of literary evidence and historical past pertaining to Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books writer of his personal poems encouraged by means of Hafiz).
“I was once very inspired with the great thing about those books.” Dr. R.K. Barz. school of Asian stories, Australian nationwide college.
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over eighty books of Sufi poets from the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and different languages together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Mu’in, Amir Khusrau, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Bulleh Shah, Shah Latif, Lalla Ded and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and screenplays.
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