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Dick Davis reads poems three short Persian poems

Clip: 12/24/2013 | 1m 15s

Dick Davis, a preeminent scholar of medieval Persian literature, recently published "Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz," a book of poems he translated from mid-14th century Iran. Here, he read three poems by Jahan Malek Khatun, an Inju Princess. Check out more Art Beat: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/

Aired: 12/24/13

Rating: NR

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