The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám and Other Writings by Edward Fitzgerald

The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám and Other Writings by Edward Fitzgerald

Edward FitzGerald Omar Khayyám / Feb 25, 2020

The Rub iy t of Omar Khayy m and Other Writings by Edward Fitzgerald None

  • Title: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám and Other Writings by Edward Fitzgerald
  • Author: Edward FitzGerald Omar Khayyám
  • ISBN: 9781434479143
  • Page: 172
  • Format: Hardcover
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      • Edward FitzGerald Omar Khayyám

        Edward Fitzgerald was born near Woodbridge, Suffolk He was one of eight children and his parents owned a number of estates in England and Ireland He was educated at the King Edward VI Grammar School and Trinity College, Cambridge He spent most of his life in Suffolk where he lived the life of a country gentleman rarely travelling, except to London He lived for sixteen years on his family estate at Boulge and spent the remainder of his life in Woodbridge In 1850 he married the daughter of the poet Bernard Barton whose biography he had penned previously The marriage appears to have been an unhappy one and they separated after only a few months After learning Spanish privately he produced blank verse translations of six poems by Calderon 1853 His developing fascination with Persian poetry led him to translate a series of works Salaman and Absal, an allegory by Kami was published anonymously in 1856 followed in 1859 by his most celebrated work, translations from the Ruba iyat of Omar Khayy m.His warm personality and sophisticated wit earned him the friendship of many great writers including William Thackery, Alfred Tennyson and Thomas Carlyle Tennyson was to dedicate his poem Tiresias to Fitzgerald He left a legacy of delightful letters, bursting with anecdotes concerning his literary acquaintances, which were edited and published after his death.


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    1. "drink wine! red wine!""a book, a woman and a flask of wine: the three make a heaven for me"-omar khayyam- "wine" and "drunkard" imageries are being used a lot in the sufism poetry. I love how they talk about life. They make me "feel" this life more. sufism at heart.



    2. From what I gather Khayyam, a mathematician and philosopher, ruminates on establishing sequences to form whatever may be called reality. Personally I have always thought along the lines something like this: Persian -- the word Persian itself is seductive as an exotic cat, the type with fur, and enchants me. I’d like to learn Persian, but I never will. It’s been a long standing disappointment and will continue to be a mournful disappointment for the remainder of my life. In the meantime I wil [...]


    3. Не могу сказать, что мне понравилась книга. Без сомнения в книге большое количество мудрых изречений и мыслей, но впечатления испортило достаточна активная пропаганда к жизненным усладам и праздности. Конечно жизнь без отдыха не будет полностью сбалансирована, но я почем [...]


    4. ای دل ز غبار جسم اگر پاک شویتو روح مجردی بر افلاک شویعرش است نشیمن تو شرمت باداکائی و مقیم خطه خاک شوی


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