TEHRAN (IBNA) -- 'The Masnavi of Rumi, Book 1: A New Annotated Edition and Translation' by the ?University of Manchester Professor Allan Williams will be released in the upcoming ?year.?
Williams, the Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Religion at the University of ?Manchester who was also Head of Religions and Theology in the School of Arts Histories and ?Cultures 2008-2011? there, has entrusted his work to I.B. Tauris.
The translation of Rumi’s masterpiece will be printed in 536 pages. Earlier Penguin Publishing released the translation of the first book of Masnavi in August 2007.
I.B. Tauris was founded in 1983. Its declared strategy was to fill the perceived gap between trade publishing houses and university presses—that is, to publish serious but accessible works on international politics and culture. The company specialized in its early days on publishing on the Middle East.