Book Title: The Selected Poems of Hafiz
Author: Coleman Barks
Format: Paperback | 80 pages
Publication Date: 30 Jan 2009
The 14th century poet Hafiz is one of the most celebrated Persian lyric poets and is still highly regarded to this day. His poems explore the themes of love, the celebration of wine, and exposing the hypocrisy of those who hold themselves out as examples of moral rectitude. This collection includes a selection of forty-three poems translated by Gertrude Lowthian Bell and an introduction to Hafiz and his poems by the translator.