Introduction 1 Part 1 Rumi's Fathers in Spirit Part 2 Rumi's Children and Brethren in Spirit Part3 The Texts and the teachings Part 4 Rumi and the Mevlevis in the Muslim world Part 5 Rumi in the West, Rumi around the world Epilogue, the fruit of translation
The definitive study of the world's bestselling poet
Franklin D. Lewis is Associate Professor of Persian Language and Literature at the University of Chicago.
"Excellent. A comprehensive overview of the Sufi poet-philosopher and his influence. Highly recommended for all collections." Library Journal"This book is a major contribution to the study of the great Sufi poet, and it should be on the bookshelf of anyone drawn to Rumi." New York Review of Books