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Terhune, A.M.

The life of Edward FitzGerald translator of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Alfred McKinley Terhune. New Haven, Yale University Press; London, G. Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1947. xi, 373 p.


Parentage and early life
Bury St Edmunds
The genteel gipsy
Doubts and perplexities
Thackeray and Tennyson
Boulge Cottage
The Woodbridge wits
London during the 'forties
The Cowells
"A very lazy fellow"
Early works
Spanish and Persian
Financial troubles
The wanderer
The romance of "the ruba´iya´t"
The Persian poet and the English poem
Market hill
Winter quarters
FitzGerald and Fletcher: herring merchants
More Persian and Spanish
The laird of Little Grange
Old friends and new
Greek translations and other works
Last years