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Today's Rubaiyat: Existence and the Universe

Today's Rubaiyat: Existence and the Universe( )
Author: Torney, Austin
Series title:Today's Rubaiyat Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.95
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Fully color-illustrated.Edward and OmarEdward FitzGerald was among the first to translate Omar's Rubáiyát from the Persian into English, and he rather loosely paraphrased it; however, he caught its spirit and even improved upon it. In translation, one cannot preserve literal meaning, rhyme, rhythm, and meter; therefore, what is left has to be enhanced and rearranged until everything fits again. Fortunately, he was sufficiently overtaken by Omar's fumes wafting across the centuries and...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 x 0.33 Inches
Book Weight:0.93 Pounds

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