By Various,Paul Smith
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't really a joke... the English model of all of the ghazals of Hafiz is a brilliant feat and of paramount value. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'm going to kiss the fingertips that wrote this type of masterpiece encouraged via the author of all.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator of many mystical works in English into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by means of heart.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best number of literary evidence and historical past touching on Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books writer of his personal poems encouraged by way of Hafiz).
“I was once very inspired with the wonderful thing about those books.” Dr. R.K. Barz. school of Asian stories, Australian nationwide collage.
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over eighty books of Sufi poets from the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and different languages together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan Khatun, Obeyd Zakani, Mu’in, Amir Khusrau, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre, Bulleh Shah, Shah Latif, Lalla Ded and others, and his personal poetry, fiction, performs, biographies, children’s books and screenplays.
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