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Rumi: Past and Present, East and West : The Life, Teaching, and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oneworld Pubns Ltd
Publication date December 16, 2007
Pages 686
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781851685493
ISBN-10 1851685499
Dimensions 1.50 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $29.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Drawing on a vast array of sources, from writings of the poet himself to the latest scholarly literature, this new anniversary edition of the award-winning work examines the background, the legacy, and the continuing significance of Jalal al-Din Rumi, today's bestselling poet in the United States. With new translations of over fifty of Rumi's poems and including never before seen prose, this landmark study celebrates the astounding appeal of Rumi, still as strong as ever, 800 years after his birth.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781851682140
 
from Oneworld Pubns Ltd (March 1, 2000)
9781851682140 | details & prices | 686 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.75 in. | 2.55 lbs | List price $35.95
About: This is a definitive guide to the life and work of Jall al-Din Rumi.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781851683352 Book cover for 9781851685493
 
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from Oneworld Pubns Ltd (December 16, 2007); titled "Rumi: Past and Present, East and West : The Life, Teaching, and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi"
9781851685493 | details & prices | 686 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Drawing on a vast array of sources, from writings of the poet himself to the latest scholarly literature, this new anniversary edition of the award-winning work examines the background, the legacy, and the continuing significance of Jalal al-Din Rumi, today's bestselling poet in the United States.
Reprint edition from Oneworld Pubns Ltd (March 1, 2004)
9781851683352 | details & prices | 704 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.96 lbs | List price $29.95
About: This long awaited paperback edition describes the key events in Rumi's magical life story: his unusual childhood, his relationship with his father, and his intense, though controversial, affection for a wandering dervish.

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