Author: Michael Sells (Translator)

Michael Sells is a professor of Islamic Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago. He is an authority on Ibn al-'Arabī as well as one of the most distinguished contemporary translators of classical Arabic poetry. His books include: Desert Tracings: Six Classic Arabian Odes (Wesleyan); Mystical Languages of Unsaying (Chicago); Early Islamic Mysticism (Paulist Press); The Bridge Betrayed: Religion and Genocide in Bosnia (California); Approaching the Qur'an (White Cloud); and The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature: Andalus (Cambridge). He is currently working on a complete bilingual edition and translation of Ibn al-'Arabī's Tarjuman al-Ashwaq.

Bewildered: Love Poems from Translation of Desires
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Bewildered: Love Poems from Translation of Desires

The Post-Apollo Press / Litmus Press

Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Translated from the Arabic by Michael Sells. BEWILDERED contains new translations of Ibn al-'Arabī Tarjuman poems in modern poetic English. The translator of a highly praised volume of pre-Islamic qasidas, Desert Trac...

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