In this charming anthology, Suheil Bushrui, renowned literature professor, presents an unusually varied collection of the world’s favourite love poetry from around the globe and down through the ages.
The first compilation to have such wide international coverage, this unique volume contains nearly 200 works from some of the foremost writers in history, including Goethe, Shakespeare, Ibn Arabi, and Rumi, as well as poetry from the indigenous peoples of Africa, Australasia, and the Americas.
Beautifully packaged in hardback, this delightful collection of English and translated verse is perfect for any lover of poetry, and will make a unique gift for someone special.
About the Author
Professor Suheil Bushrui is a distinguished author, poet, critic, and media personality, who has published critical studies on W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett. He is currently Director of the University of Maryland's Kahlil Gibran Research and Studies Project, and has also served as Chairman of the International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (ISAIL). Bushrui's published work is extensive, and includes the definitive biography of Gibran entitled Kahlil Gibran: Man and Poet. (2nd edition, Oneworld 2007)