The Nightingale of Peshawar: Pashto Poetry

By Jens Enevoldsen, selections from Rahman Baba

The Nightingale of Peshawar is an unsurpassed English translation of fifty poems from the work “diwan” of the 17th Century Pashtun mystic “Poet of Divine Love”, Abdur Rahman Baba. Each poem is also presented in the original Pashto script, with English poetic translation on facing pages, with cultural and linguistic annotations, and a scholarly introduction by Jens Enevoldsen.

Published in 1993; Pashto/English; Hardback; 7″ x 9.75″ [size]; 204 pages; ISBN 969-8343-00-8

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