An Interview with Poet Dick Davis

As Iran is again in the news, I am going to post the following interview with English poet Dick Davis. Davis lived in Tehran during the reign of the last Shah and married an Iranian woman. Since the Islamic Revolution made him and his wife into exiled, Davis has used his knowledge of bother the language and the culture to become the greatest living translator of Persian poetry. In the following interview, Davis discusses his poetry book “Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz.”
https://youtu.be/zTMA-T7Qb8s

Brendan King

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