Fitzgerald's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam PDF ePub eBook

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Fitzgerald's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam free pdf Edward FitzGerald's 'Rubaiyat', loosely based on verses attributed to the eleventh-century Persian writer, Omar Khayyam, has become one of the most widely known poems in the world, republished virtually every year from 1879 to the present day, and translated into over eighty different languages. And yet it has been largely ignored or at best patronized by the academic establishment. This volume sets out to explore the reasons for both the popularity and the neglect.

About Adrian Poole

Adrian Poole is Professor of English Literature at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Christine van Ruymbeke is Soudavar Lecturer in Persian Studies at the University of Cambridge, and was formerly Lecturer at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium). William H. Martin and Sandra Mason are independent researchers with a long-standing interest in FitzGerald's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

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Author : Adrian Poole
Publisher : Anthem Press
Data Published : 01 July 2011
ISBN : 0857287818
EAN : 9780857287816
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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