Rubaiyat (Penguin Poetry Library)

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9780140586060: Rubaiyat (Penguin Poetry Library)

A reissue of Edward Fitzgerald's Victorian translation of this Persian classic. The introduction concerns itself as much with Edward Fitzgerald and the Victorian reception of his translation as with the poem itself.

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'I found Robert Wilson's 'Omar Khayyam' very readable. It will stand well in print in Scotland' EDWIN MORGAN The Rubaiyat of Omar... takes on a contemporary gloss in a rumbustious reworking in Scots of the literal text of the Persian poet. THE HERALD

About the Author:

John Heath-Stubbs was born in London and educated at Queen's College, Oxford. He was known for writing verse influenced by the classics and was awarded an OBE in 1988.

Peter Avery OBE is an eminent British scholar of Persian studies and a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.

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