The Essential Rumi - Reissue: A Poetry Anthology

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This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems of Rumi.

Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever. The Essential Rumi continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.

Author: Coleman Barks
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: HarperOne
Published: 05/28/2004
Pages: 416
Weight: 0.96lbs
Size: 8.04h x 5.26w x 1.08d
ISBN: 9780062509598
Expanded Edition

Review Citation(s):
Quill & Quire 12/01/2001 pg. 16

About the Author
Barks, Coleman: -

Coleman Barks is a renowned poet and the bestselling author of The Essential Rumi, Rumi: The Big Red Book, The Soul of Rumi, Rumi: The Book of Love, and The Drowned Book. He was prominently featured in both of Bill Moyers' PBS television series on poetry, The Language of Life and Fooling with Words. He taught English and poetry at the University of Georgia for thirty years, and he now focuses on writing, readings, and performances.

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