Hafiz primarily wrote in the literary genre of lyric poetry or ghazals, that is the ideal style for expressing the ecstasy of divine inspiration in the mystical form of love poems. Themes of his ghazals are the beloved, faith and exposing hypocrisy.
Described as a literary wonder and a poet for poets, Hafiz has been lauded by Emerson, Goethe, Brahms and Nietzsche. Now, renowned artist and writer, Rassouli has dived heart first into the Divan of Hafiz to offer you fresh, careful and devoted translations so you can take your own journey into the Wisdom of Madness. The treasures of Hafiz will bless the reader for a lifetime.