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Author Richardson, Robert D., 1934- author.

Title Nearer the heart's desire : poets of the Rubaiyat : a dual biography of Omar Khayyam and Edward FitzGerald / Robert D. Richardson.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2016.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  891.5511 RIC    AVAILABLE
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Description x, 195 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary "Weaving together the biographies of two poets separated by some eight-hundred years, Robert Richardson brings to life one of the most famous-- and ancient works of poetry in all existence"--Front jacket flap.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Omar Khayyam.
Omar Khayyam. Rubāʻīyāt.
Omar Khayyam -- Criticism and interpretation.
FitzGerald, Edward, 1809-1883.
FitzGerald, Edward, 1809-1883 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Translators -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography.
Poets, Persian -- 12th century -- Biography.
Added Title Dual biography of Omar Khayyam and Edward FitzGerald
Biography of Omar Khayyam and Edward FitzGerald
ISBN 9781620406533 (hbk.)
1620406535 (hbk.)
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