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Harry Ransom Center Presents “Rubáiyát Film Series” in Spring

Harry Ransom Center Presents “Rubáiyát Film Series” in Spring

Event: The Harry Ransom Center hosts the "Rubáiyát Film Series." When: 7 p.m. on Feb. 24, March 24 and April 28 Where: Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe streets Background: In conjunction with the exhibition "The Persian Sensation: 'The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám'' in the West," the Harry Ransom Center presents the "Rubáiyát Film Series"…   » Continue Reading

“The Persian Sensation: The ‘Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám’ in the West” Explores Popularity of Poem’s Translation

“The Persian Sensation: The ‘Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám’ in the West” Explores Popularity of Poem’s Translation

The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The Persian Sensation: The 'Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám' in the West" explores how a translation of a Persian poem went from obscurity to celebrity in British and American culture.