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Sohrab Sepehri: A Selection of Poems from the Eight Books

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He is considered to be one of the five most famous modern Persian (Iranian) poets who have practised “New Poetry” (a kind of poetry that often has neither meter nor rhyme).

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Sohrab Sepehri

Sohrâb Sepehrî (October 7, 1928 – April 21, 1980) was a notable modern Persian poet and a painter. He was born in Kashan in Isfahan province. He is considered to be one of the five most famous modern Persian (Iranian) poets who have practised “New Poetry” (a kind of poetry that often has neither meter nor rhyme).
Sohrab Sepehri was also one of Iran’s foremost modernist painters.
Sepehri died in Pars hospital in Tehran of leukemia. His poetry is full of humanity and concern for human values. He loved nature and refers to it frequently. The poetry of Sohrab Sepehri bears great resemblance to that of E.E. Cummings.

Sepehri’s most important book entitled Hasht Ketab or Eight books that is a compilation of his prior eight books of poetry. In Hasht Ketab or Eight books published in 1976, Sepehri laments the loss of traditional Persian beliefs regarding courtesy and deeper connection between people.

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ISBN9782000615286
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Language(s)Persian (Farsi)
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