Dick Davis

Dick Davis is a translator, a poet, and a scholar of Persian literature who has published more than 20 books. He is currently a professor of Persian at Ohio State University and a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His translations from Persian include The Lion and the ThroneFathers and Sons, and Sunset of Empire: Stories from the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi, vols. I, II, III.

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Author: Dick Davis | Narrator: Dick Davis, Mozhan Marno, Tala Ashe and Serena Manteghi
Release Date: February 09, 2021
An anthology of verse by women poets writing in Persian, most of whom have never been translated into English before, from acclaimed scholar and translator Dick Davis.The Mirror of My Heart is a unique and captivating collection of eighty-three Persi...
Author: Nezami Ganjavi | Narrator: Dick Davis, Peter Ganim, Sean Rohani and Serena Manteghi
Release Date: February 09, 2021
The Persian epic that inspired Eric Clapton's unforgettable love song "Layla" and that Lord Byron called "the Romeo and Juliet of the East," in a masterly new translationThe iconic love story of the Middle East, by a twelfth-century Persian...
Author: Dick Davis, Jahan Malek Khatun, Obayd-e Zakani and Hafez | Narrator: Dick Davis, Tala Ashe and Ramiz Monsef
Release Date: February 09, 2021
Acclaimed translator Dick Davis breathes new life into the timeless works of three masters of 14th-century Persian literature Together, Hafez, a giant of world literature; Jahan Malek Khatun, an eloquent princess; and Obayd-e Zakani, a dissolute...