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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Edward Fitzgerald

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Language

English

Publisher

Rupa

ISBN

8171679137 - Year: 2002 - Pages: 100

Binding

Hardcover

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Author: Edward Fitzgerald
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2002
Language: English
Pages: 100
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171679137

Description

In this book two editions of Rubaiyat are reproduced, the first being the one published anonymously in 1859. In 1868, Fitzgerald revised his initial translation, which is presented as the second section of this book.

RUBAIYAT (meaning quatrains) was originally the composition of Persian poet, mathematician and astronomer Omar Khayyam. Each of the quatrains was originally composed on a particular occasion and forms a complete poem in itself. The poem suggests withdrawal from the sorry scheme of things.

Over the centuries Rubaiyat has gained immense fame for its romantic melancholy which still appeals to the senses. It was first published in March 1859 as an unpretentious and anonymous pamphlet, only to be later discovered for its true literary worth by Rossetti and Swinburne.

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