24 Feb 20042:00pm - 6:00pmCRASSH

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CRASSH Seminar Room, Mill Lane, Cambridge

A study into problems of translating the poetic image, with particular reference to the mystical poems of the 14th century Persian poet, Hafez.

fish poetic image     parrot poetic image     horse poetic image

Calligraphic images from poems by the 14th Century Persian Poet Hafez of Sheraz.

Convenor: Jila Peacock (New Hall)

Jila Peacock is currently a Visiting Scholar at New Hall where her work is on permanent display as part of the New Hall Collection of Women's Art. She is a recipient of an AHRB award to undertake research on Islamic Calligraphy and the poetry of Hafez. A series of her monographs, based on the anonymous lyric poem The Seafarer, are currently on display at CRASSH. Her work may also be found at www.jilapeacock.co.uk
 

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