Nightingale, New Rose
have you heard the news!
Hafiz of Shiraz was one of the very greatest Persian poets. Writing in the fourteenth century, his poems were collected as the Divan of Hafiz. The ghazals of Hafiz are erotic yet spiritual, both sensual and symbolic. Full of images of wine and the tavern, of the Beloved, of nightingales and roses, the poems of Hafiz have been regularly translated into English since the end of the eighteenth century. This new edition of Richard Le Gallienne’s moving and poetic translation finally brings one of the most popular versions of Hafiz back into print.
is drunk in many different ways—
Bardic Press books can be ordered by bookstores through Ingram and Baker & Taylor in the US, and through Bertrams and Gardners in the UK.
Excerpts From the Book, New Nightingale, New Rose
|© 2003-2005 Bardic Press|