In sepehris poetry, nature and phenomena in the universe, as well as their living, beauty, and meaningfulness, are treated as manifestations of the truth and inspiration. Romanticism in sohrab sepehri sohrab sepehri has been a contemporary iranian poet 19281980. Thus, through analyzing the poems of sepehri, the present study explicates sepehri s journey from static mechanism to dynamic organicism in his cycles of poems. 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. This week, persian poetry page presents sohrab sepehri.
Sepehri is proficient in using nature either in philosophical or emotional issues. In this lesson, we introduce sohrab sepehri, and read his iconic poem dar golestane. A comparative study of identical romantic experience pp. October 7, 1928 april 21, 1980 was a notable modern persian poet and a painter he was born in kashan in isfahan province. Until 1964 he was working for government and practicing his art, yet after this year, he focussed all his time on poetry and painting. Sepehri died in pars hospital in tehran of leukemia. In english, his short stories and essays h ave appeared in the new york times, the. Apr 26, 2011 sohrab sepehri was born in 1928 on a journey between kashan, his familys home, and qum. October 7, 1928 april 21, 1980 was an iranian poet and painter. Weinstein introduces sohrab sepehris poem toward the image of the friend, translated by franklin lewis, from our spring 2019 issue. He is one of irans most influential poets of recent times.
Dubai sohrab sepehri exhibitions leila heller gallery. Romanticism to positive romanticism in his cycles of poems. Sohrab sepehri, the contemporary iranian poet, has always. Sohrab sepehri is a graduate of fine arts university of tehran. Path schema, containment schema, and force schema were frequent in the text. Sohrab sepehri october 7 192821 abril 1980 was a notable modern persian poet and a painter. Thus, through analyzing the poems of sepehri, the present study explicates sepehris journey from static mechanism to dynamic organicism in his cycles of poems. Collection of poems persian text sohrab sepehri on. The present study aims at analyzing cognitive schemas in two long poems. Sohrab sepehri poems poems of sohrab sepehri poem hunter.
The contemporary iranian poet, sohrab sepehri 1928 1980, also makes intensive use of nature in his poems. For this initial conversation about the poem, we listen to fared recite the portion of the poem well be discussing, and talk generally about the. The main aim of the present study is to apply lefeveres seven proposed strategies for poetry translation in the english translations of poems written. The waters footsteps for silent nights of my mother. It was a familiar voice like the touch of the wind on the. For this initial conversation about the poem, we listen to fared recite the portion of the poem well be discussing, and talk generally about the overall meaning and. Poems of iranian poet, sohrab sepehri the primeval call, translated to english by m. Sohrab sepehri 192880 was one of irans most prominent poets as well as a talented painter. Other practitioners of this form were nima youshij, ahmad shamlou, mehdi akhavansales, and forough farrokhzad. Wind only i become a shadow and cried where is the peak of not me, where is his valley.
I possess a mother better than the leaf friends, better than the running brook and a god who is nearby within these gillyflowers, at the foot of yonder lofty oak. He is considered to be one of the five most famous iranian poets who have practiced modern poetry alongside nima youshij, ahmad shamlou, mehdi akhavansales, and forough farrokhzad. A native of kashan, sepehri worked as a civil servant while pursuing his writing and painting. Sohrab sepehri translated by kazim ali with mohammad. His most famous poetry book is hasht ketab eight books. He is one of iran s most influential poets of recent times. Sohrab sepehris the footsteps of water poem is an epic piece of art, delicately put together with metaphors, sarcasm, critics, artistic spice and pure genius.
Download pdf sohrabsepehri free online new books in politics. The third of five children, sohrab was born to mahjabin foru. My mother is asleep so are manouchehr and parvaneh and perhaps all the townsfolk. A look at sohrab sepehris traveler leila niknasab elham pishbin abstract every act of translation is mingled with some problems and challenges. Sohrab sepehri, poet and painter was born in 1928 in kashan iran. He is considered as one of the five most famous modern poets persians iranians who have practiced new poetry a kind of poetry that often has neither meter nor rhyme.
May 08, 2008 short piece of a poem by the persian poet sohrab sepehri, narrated by khosro shakebayi. Pdf toward the image of the friend poem by sohrab sepehri. His poetry has been translated into several languages, including english, french, spanish, russian, and arabic. Sohrab sepehri poems, quotations and biography on sohrab sepehri poet page. Hopefully sepehris poetry, will one day, become the language of our world, as emami says, in the age of rapid travel and communication, books still have their own magic means finding their way. Sohrab sepehri dar golestane introduction learn persian.
His poems have been translated to french, english, arabic, italian, swedish, hindi and russian. Phenomenal woman, still i rise, the road not taken, if you forget me, dreams. Pdf sohrab sepehri 19281980 is a notable modern iranian poet and painter. Sohrab sepehri october 7, 1928 april 21, 1980 was a notable modern persian poet and a painter.
Poetry translation may be more challenging than other types of translation due to the importance of both form and content in the type of interpretation and response. Read all poems of sohrab sepehri and infos about sohrab sepehri. The poems of sohrab sepehri 19281980 occupy a special place in the history of persian poetry, and. A cognitive analysis of sohrab sepehris poetry metaphor in poetic texts has been discussed from different perspectives. Sohrab sepehri one of the irans most celebrated contemporary poet. Sohrab sepehri farsi poem, cool words, persian poetry. The foot steps of water by sohrab sepehri iranian archives. It is always sweet to have something new to offer even if you are physically dead long ago. And a hidden voice said, seek with a closed mouth a bird went, she was lonely, it turned to a wing, the cup blossomed. The english translation of sepehris poems, the lover is always alone is a very successful beginning in introducing his poetry to the world. And the moon whispers, to the ears of the flowers, to the ears of the twigs. Philosophers and rhetoricians conceive of metaphor as an instrument utilized in the composition of literary texts, though metaphor proper was construed as ornamentation within a text.
Wellversed in buddhism, mysticism, and western traditions, sepehri mingled western concepts with eastern ones, creating a poetry unsurpassed in the history of persian literature. Sohrab sepehri was born in kashan on october 7,1928. An english translation of his selected poems by ali salami appeared in 2003. In the next section the analysis of the poetry traveler by sohrab sepehri 79 will be. The main aim of the present study is to apply lefeveres seven proposed strategies for poetry translation in the english translations of poems written by sohrab sepehri, a contemporary persian. Sohrab sepehris imaginative voyage from negative romanticism to. Toward the image of the friend poem by sohrab sepehri, translated by. Sohrab sepehri, the contemporary iranian poet and painter, is among the artists who are expert.
The iranian poet and painter sohrab sepehri 19281980 is revered. See more ideas about painting, art and iranian art. One of the new aspects in his poems is inviting everybody to wash his eyes and look at things surroundings differently. For this initial conversation about the poem, we listen to fared recite the portion of the poem. Sepehri was a traveler, absorbing various cultures whose influences became manifest in his canvases. A selection of poems from the eight books bahiyeh afnan shahid on.
In sepehri s poetry, nature and phenomena in the universe, as well as their living, beauty, and meaningfulness, are treated as manifestations of the truth and inspiration. As, in the country, on a morn in june, when the dew glistens on the pearled ears, a shiver runs through the deep corn for joyso, when they heard what peranwisa said, a thrill through all the tartar squadrons ran of pride and hope for sohrab, whom they loved. He studied lithography in paris, japanese calligraphy in tokyo, and buddhism in india. In both his poetry and his paintings, sepehri expressed a layered sensibility through his distinct abstract landscapes. Jan 01, 2008 sohrab sepehri was also one of irans foremost modernist he was born in kashan in isfahan province. Translator masoud farahmandfar earned his ma in english literature at shahid beheshti university. You may recognize fared as the composer and performer of our theme song.
Sohrab sepehri was also one of irans foremost modernist he was born in kashan in isfahan province. A look at sohrab sepehri s traveler leila niknasab elham pishbin abstract every act of translation is mingled with some problems and challenges. Sepehris poems have been translated into several languages including. Sohrab sepehri a selection of poems from the eight books.
In this study presenting an analysis of a persian piece of poetry, the traveler, by the contemporary persian poet, sohrab sepehry, at both linguistic and extra linguistic levels based on vahids 2000 proposed model for poetry appreciation and translation process see appendix. Register now and publish your best poems or read and bookmark your favorite popular famous poems. Sepehri was also one of irans foremost modernist painters. Application of lefeveres seven strategies in english. Thats how many are still alive and live among us, no matter if their body is part of soil now. After obtaining his high school diploma, he attended and obtained a bachelor of arts from honarhaye ziba fine arts faculty of tehran university.
He published several volumes of poetry, and his hasht ketab eight books is widely considered a masterpiece of new persian poetry. He studied, taught and researched painting and art throughout his life. Click download or read online button to sohrabsepehri book pdf for free now. He is among the famous poets of the new generation. Cognitive study of schema in two poems by sohrab sepehri. It was a familiar voice like the touch of the wind on the leave. Sohrab sepheri revolutionised iranian poetry with what became termed as new poetry a form of modernist writing which ignored the metre, rhyme and structure of classical verse in favour of new, unconstrained forms.
Many believe that his poems are rather poetic paintings than a poem. He is considered to be one of the five most famous iranian poets who have practiced modern poetry. Short piece of a poem by the persian poet sohrab sepehri, narrated by khosro shakebayi. I am a native of kashan time is not so bad to me i own a loaf of bread, a bit of intelligence, a tiny amount of taste. Sohrab sepehris imaginative voyage from negative romanticism. The iranian poet and painter sohrab sepehri 19281980 is revered today for. Eventually, he turned to the arts fulltime and lived abroad from 1964 until he was diagnosed with leukemia in 1979. He published his first poetry book that followed by a few other books in the same year 1951. It was a familiar voice like the touch of wind on the leave my mother is asleep so are manoochehr and parvaneh and perhaps all the townsfolk the june night passes gently over seconds like an elegy and a cool breeze from the corner of the blanket sweeps my sleep it smells of separation. Sohrab sepehri 1928 1980 he was born in kashan, iran.
An oasis in moment by sohrab sepehri persian poetry. Department of english literature, faculty of humanities, valieasr university, rafsanjan, kerman. An acclaimed painter, sepehri published eight books of poetry during his lifetime and traveled widely throughout the world, including europe, south asia, the middle east, china and japan, the united states and south america. Familiar with buddhism, far eastern mysticism, and western literary schools, he combines the eastern concepts with western techniques, thereby writing a kind of poetry unsurpassed in the history of persian literature. In this lesson, we are joined by friend of the show fared shafinury. Sohrab sepehri s ohrab sepehri, poet and painter was born in 1928 in kashan iran. Sohrab sepehri was born in 1928 on a journey between kashan, his familys home, and qum.
Sohrab sepehri was a leading iranian modernist poet and painter. This poem is something which you can read over and over, yet every time that you read it, you will discover more about the secret inner beauties of sohrabs art. Download pdf sohrabsepehri free online new books in. His poetry is full of humanity and concern for human values.1312 1191 796 941 578 474 1011 1217 766 1142 259 1020 335 751 262 232 1559 1509 1192 813 1297 420 1052 869 692 44 1067 761 481 278 392 1093 573 556 289 1382 93 841 1052 648 1355 321