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Contributions by Roger Sedarat:

“Ghazal 17” (English)

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Collaborators’ Q&A What is it like to see both visual responses to the poem? Translator Roger Sedarat: The texture of the original source text slowed me down and actually got me looking at the Persian a little differently. The real difference, however, proved the flaming art behind the translation. I sort of credit my own imagination around the fire Hafez reiterates as getting the job done. However, seeing the poem itself house fire does make …

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