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Author Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273.

Uniform Title Dīvān-i Shams-i Tabrīzī. Selections. English
Title Rumi : the big red book : the great masterpiece celebrating mystical love and friendship / the collected translations of Coleman Barks, based on the work of John Moyne [and others].

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : HarperOne, [2010]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  891.5511 JAL    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  891.5511 JAL    AVAILABLE
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Description 492 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Rumi's "Divani Shamsi Tabriz" ("The Works of Shams of Tabriz"--Named in honor of Rumi's spiritual teacher and friend) is a collection of lyric poems that contain more than 40,000 verses by America's bestselling poet, and is a classic of Persian literature. Its most familiar form is as a big red book, hence the name. Coleman Barks is famous for his renderings of Rumi's poetry and his work on these particular poems has never been published anywhere. This book represents over thirty-three years on Rumi's seminal classic"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Translated from the Persian.
Subject Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 -- Translations into English.
Added Author Barks, Coleman.
ISBN 9780061905827 (hardback)
0061905828 (hardback)
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