William wordsworth, english poet of the 19th century, and sohrab sepehri, contemporary persian poet, would definitely belong to two diverse ages, cultures and traditions. October 7, 1928 april 21, 1980 was an iranian poet and painter. A study of national identity elements in the poems of nima. 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. A selection of poems from the eight books shahid, bahiyeh afnan on. Sohrab sepehri poems poems of sohrab sepehri poem hunter. Sohrab sepehri, in some of his poems employs the subject, too.
Sohrab sepehri was a leading iranian modernist poet and painter. Sohrab sepehri simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was known for his passionate love of nature, especially of the desert around his native kashan. Sepehri and defamiliarizaiotn sohrab sepehri 19281980 the well known iranian poet, has made use of defamiliarizing techniques and concepts in his poems in order to deviate the general process of the readers perception and to direct it to a new kind of perception. Sepehri was born in 1928 in kashan, an ancient city between tehran and isfahan in central iran. The concept of death in john donne and sohrab sepehri. It was a familiar voice like the touch of the wind on the leave. In both his poetry and his paintings, sepehri expressed a layered sensibility through his distinct abstract landscapes. Share your poems on national poetry day 2017 books the. He is considered to be one of the five most famous iranian poets who have practiced modern poetry.
The waters footsteps for silent nights of my mother. He studied lithography in paris, japanese calligraphy in tokyo, and buddhism in india. This preoccupation with death is manifested in the realm of literature. Sohrab sepehri was born in kashan on october 7,1928. 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. The complete poem waters footfall is available as a chapbook, including primary language and complete translators note here. Sohrab sepehri tree trunk paintings lead tehran auction. Short piece of a poem by the persian poet sohrab sepehri, narrated by khosro shakebayi. Nature as the source of wisdom in sepehri and wordsworths poetry. The translation is from the original language persian into english. Dubai sohrab sepehri exhibitions leila heller gallery.
October 7, 1928 april 21, 1980 was a notable iranian poet and a painter. Sepehri came to see that the purity of nature was an antidote to the corruption of the human condition and thus in his oeuvre, characterised by a deep fascination of nature. The third of five children, sohrab was born to mahjabin foru. Sepehris poems have been translated into several languages including.
His most famous poetry book is hasht ketab eight books. Until 1964 he was working for government and practicing his art, yet after this year, he focussed all his time on poetry and painting. After obtaining his high school diploma, he attended and obtained a bachelor of arts from honarhaye ziba fine arts faculty of tehran university. He studied, taught and researched painting and art throughout his life. Sohrab sepehri october 7, 1928 april 21, 1980 was a notable modern persian poet and a painter. A look at sohrab sepehri s traveler leila niknasab elham pishbin abstract every act of translation is mingled with some problems and challenges. Sohrab sepehri is known as one of irans leading modernist painters and poets. Sohrab sepehri was a notable modern persian poet and a painter. Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by sohrab sepehri. Sohrab sepehri iran, 19281980 trees oil on canvas, framed signed lower right, affixed with the label of bourges gallery on the verso inscribed sohrab sepehri, tree series executed circa 1960s 100 x 100cm 39 38 x 39 38in.
Poem quotes wise quotes my love poems persian quotes persian poetry persian calligraphy text pictures text on photo people quotes. The results are sufficient enough for you to grasp the deep meanings of the sohrab sepehris poetry. Sohrab sepehri, the contemporary iranian poet and painter, is among the artists who are expert in both poetry and painting. Tehran two paintings from sohrab sepehris tree trunk series were the most expensive works sold at the 5th tehran auction on friday. Sohrab sepehri was a notable iranian poet and a painter. Nature as the source of wisdom in sepehri and wordsworths. 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. 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. May 08, 2008 short piece of a poem by the persian poet sohrab sepehri, narrated by khosro shakebayi. The contemporary iranian poet, sohrab sepehri, in some of his poems employs the subject, too.
The iranian poet and painter sohrab sepehri 19281980 is revered today for many of the things he was criticised for during his lifetime. Sohrab sepehris imaginative voyage from negative romanticism to. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Editions for 9649007903 published in 2002, 9646414125 hardcover published in 2006, 964641463x paperback published in 2010, hard cover. Register now and publish your best poems or read and bookmark your favorite popular famous poems. Numerous exhibitions of his work have been held in tehran, brazil, france, and the united. His poems have been translated to french, english, arabic, italian, swedish, hindi and russian. Sohrab sepehri farsi poem, cool words, persian poetry. He is considered to be one of the five most famous modern persian poets who have practiced new poetry. Poetry have considered the role of nature on the poems of. In the case of poetry, notwithstanding all of their discrepancies in discourse, they have worked on a quasiframework. Collection of poems persian text sohrab sepehri on. Although he lives in a turbulent period in the history of iran, he is not influenced by his immediate condition.
Or in a far away grove a starling may bathe or in the village, a jug may be filled. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Wordsworth, sepehri portrays those who are in close contact with nature. This running water may feed a poplar and wash away sadness from a heavy heart.
Hope you like my translation of some of the iranian contemporary poets who are my favorites. October 7, 1928 april 21, 1980 was a notable modern persian poet and a painter he was born in kashan in isfahan province. Lifes not something, we put on the mantel of habit and forget. Sohrab sepehri october 7, 1928 april 21, 1980 was a notable iranian poet and a painter. My mother is asleep so are manouchehr and parvaneh and perhaps all the townsfolk. An acclaimed painter, sepehri published numerous volume. Art market estimated value about sepehri sohrab works of art. 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. Sepehri was a traveler, absorbing various cultures whose influences became manifest in his canvases. Sepehris poetry is gentle, his flow of the words and ideas somehwat discreet, making one think sepehris aim with poetry was never to persuade, but simply to observe if he did have an aim. He was born in sohrab sepehri was a notable modern persian poet and a painter. Wind only i become a shadow and cried where is the peak of not me, where is his valley.
Sohrab sepehri was born in 1928 in kashan, iran and graduated from tehran university with a degree in painting. 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. Sepehri regularly incorporated his poetry into his signature abstract landscapes, along with references to japanese calligraphy and buddhism, imbuing the works in his oeuvre with painterly quality. Sohrab sepehri is a graduate of fine arts university of tehran.
Respected and cherished by all for his beautiful poetry and art, sepehri died in tehran in 1979. In the next section the analysis of the poetry traveler by sohrab sepehri 79 will be represented. Pdf toward the image of the friend poem by sohrab sepehri. Sohrab sepehri, poet and painter was born in 1928 in kashan iran. The choice of the topic lies in the intention of introducing the iranian poet to the english speaking world through the comparison and to examine the very similarities between the poems of sohrab sepehri and william wordsworths poetry. Sohrab sepehri, ab ra gel nakonim, water, dont soil.
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 evoked in the audience. Sohrab sepehri 192880 was one of irans greatest modernist poets. Feb 11, 2014 sohrab sepehri poems sohrab sepehri s poem translated by martiffin turner and abbas faiz stay safe and healthy. International journal of academic research in business and social sciences april 2015, vol. Sohrab sepehri poems sohrab sepehris poem translated by.
Sohrab sepehri one of the irans most celebrated contemporary poet. Sohrab sepehri has 47 books on goodreads with 16925 ratings. In this study, sepehris waters footsteps sedaye paye ab and wordsworths tintern abbey are. A selection of poems from the eight books by shahid, bahiyeh afnan isbn. 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. He is considered to be one of the five most famous iranian poets who. A look at sohrab sepehris traveler leila niknasab elham pishbin abstract every act of translation is mingled with some problems and challenges. Phenomenal woman, still i rise, the road not taken, if you forget me, dreams. In 1958, he was one of the first iranian artists to exhibit at the venice biennale, exhibiting at the first tehran biennale that same year. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. The 80th birthday anniversary of late iranian poet sohrab sepehri is being marked in kashan, iran.
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Sepehri sohrab 19281980 artwork prices, pictures and values. Sepehri and defamiliarizaiotn sohrab sepehri 19281980 the well known iranian poet, has made use of defamiliarizing techniques and concepts in his poems in order to deviate the general process of the readers perception and to direct it to a. The present study traces some few shared ideas and poems containing the same message of accepting the nature as the true teacher and source of wisdom to man, though the shared concerns are much. John donne is one of the artists whose obsession with death is universally recognized.
Sohrab sepehri 1928 1980 iran is an artist born in 1928 the oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a painting sold in 2007, at christies, and the most recent auction result is a drawingwatercolor sold in 2019. Sohrab sepehri 19281980 is considered one of the most iranian poets of the twentieth century. Poetry quotes, me quotes, motivational quotes, inspirational quotes, father poems, persian quotes, persian poetry, beautiful notes, music backgrounds. Sohrab sepehri the foot steps of water lifes a pleasant tradition. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Nature in sohrab sepehris poetry and thought hrmars. The lost moment the swamp of my room was murky and i could hear the murmur of my blood in my veins. A reclusive, humble, solitary figure, sepehri rarely gave interviews.203 917 1233 1279 1263 1256 211 190 1132 908 84 646 409 1509 73 1036 6 515 1248 985 1587 1269 522 120 310 162 409 395 1408 561