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Drew, John

The dog& the mongoose. The Indian pirate edition of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1862). An introduction by John Drew. Cambridge, Cambridge Poetry Workshop, 2009. 68 p.


Limited Library edition. A variant edition for the general reader was published as: Empire, piracy and appropriation: India and the Englishing of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.


Introductory Essay:
The Dog & the Mongoose...p.l.

Quatrains Attributed to Omar Khayyám
Published in the Madras 1862 Edition...p.28.
1. Garcin deTassy...p.29,
2. Edward Byles Cowell...p.31.
3. Whitley Stokes ...p.37
4. Edward Fitz.Gerald..,p.40.

A Sample Comparison of Translated Quatrains
Together with Several Others of Interest...p.54,

A Fuither Note on Major Thomas Evans Bell (1825-1887)...p.58.
Essential Sources...p.62.
End Note...p.68.