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The essential Rumi / translated by Coleman Barks, with John Moyne, A.J. Arberry, Reynold Nicholson.

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  • ISBN: 078580871X
  • Physical Description: 302 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Edison, N.J. : Castle Books, [1997]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-302).
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On Rumi xi -- 1. Tavern: Whoever Brought Me Here Will Have to Take Me Home -- On The Tavern 1 -- 2. Bewilderment: I Have Five Things to Say -- On Bewilderment 9 -- 3. Emptiness and Silence: The Night Air -- On Silence 17 -- 4. Spring Giddiness: Stand in the Wake of This Chattering and Grow Airy -- On Spring Giddiness 33 -- 5. Feeling Separation: Don't Come Near Me -- On Separation 47 -- 6. Controlling the Desire-Body: How Did You Kill Your Rooster, Husam? -- On The Desire-Body 54 -- 7. Sohbet: Meetings on the Riverbank -- On Sohbet 76 -- 8. Being a Lover: The Sunrise Ruby -- On Being A Lover 100 -- 9. Pickaxe: Getting to the Treasure Beneath the Foundation -- On The Pickaxe 110 -- 10. Art as Flirtation with Surrender: Wanting New Silk Harp Strings -- On Flirtation 118 -- 11. Union: Gnats Inside the Wind -- On Union 124 -- 12. Sheikh: I Have Such a Teacher -- On The Sheikh 132 -- 13. Recognizing Elegance: Your Reasonable Father -- On Elegance 145 -- 14. Howling Necessity: Cry Out in Your Weakness -- On Howling 155 -- 15. Teaching Stories: How the Unseen World Works -- On The Unseen 161 -- 16. Rough Metaphors: More Teaching Stories -- On Roughness 173 -- I Come Before Dawn 175 -- 17. Solomon Poems: The Far Mosque -- On Solomon 186 -- 18. Three Fish: Gamble Everything for Love -- On Gambling 193 -- 19. Jesus Poems: The Population of the World -- On Jesus 201 -- 20. In Baghdad, Dreaming of Cairo: More Teaching Stories -- On Baghdad 206 -- 21. Beginning and End: The Stories That Frame the Mathnawi -- On The Frame 225 -- 22. Green Ears Everywhere: Children Running Through -- On Children Running Through 238 -- 23. Being Woven: Communal Practice -- On Being Woven 246 -- 24. Wished-For Song: Secret Practices -- On Secrecy 253 -- 25. Majesty: This We Have Now -- On Majesty 261 -- 26. Evolutionary Intelligence: Say I Am You -- On Evolving 268 -- 27. Turn: Dance in Your Blood -- On The Turn 277.
Subject: Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī, Maulana, 1207-1273 > Translations into English.
Sufi poetry, Persian > Translations into English.

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