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PBS NEWSHOUR

Dick Davis on "Faces of Love" and poetry in Iranian culture

  • Aired: 12/24/2013
  • 07:02
  • Rating: NR
As a young man, Dick Davis fell in love with Iran and ever since he has dedicated his life to bringing its culture to the west. "Its been a wonderful odyssey." He recently published "Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz." He spoke to chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown's about Hafez and the importance of poetry in Iranian culture.For more Art Beat: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art
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Dick Davis on his translations of medieval Persian poems and poetry's importance in Iran.
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