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In the Alley of the Friend
On the Poetry of Hafez

Shahrokh Meskoob
Translated from the Persian by M. R. Ghanoonparvar

Paper $24.95s    |    978-0-8156-3617-5    |    2018

ebook 978-0-8156-5460-5

Meditation on the works of Persian lyric poet Hafez.

"One of those rare books that gives profound insight into a very different culture."—Geoffrey Squires, translator of Hafez: Translations and Interpretations of the Ghazals

  In the Alley of the Friend

  Shahrokh Meskoob (1924–2005) was a translator, writer, scholar, and one of the most influential public intellectuals in Iran. He published translations of Sophocles’s Antigone and Oedipus Rex, and Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath. M. R. Ghanoonparvar is professor emeritus of Persian and comparative literature at the University of Texas at Austin.

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6 x 9, 320 pages, notes, appendix

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