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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An illustrated gift edition of the quatrains of Omar the tentmaker, which have more admirers today than ever before. Edward Fitzgerald's rendition stands as a monument to the translator's art.
Full-color photographs throughout.About the Author:
Edward Fitzgerald (1809 83) was an English poet and philosopher. His is the first and most famous translation of Omar Khayyam s "The Rubaiyat."
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Book Description 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy, may have slight shelf wear, ready for immediate despatch. Bookseller Inventory # 001363
Book Description Puffin, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140586067
Book Description Puffin, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140586067